Dividing by 10, 100, and 1,000

Dividing by 10

When we divide by {10}, every digit moves one place to the right. Thousands become hundreds, hundreds become tens and tens become units.

Diagram explaining dividing by 10

Divide by 10

What is 270 ÷ 10?

Dividing by 100

When we divide by {100}, every digit moves two places to the right. Thousands become tens, hundreds become units, and tens and units become fractions of a unit.

Diagram explaining dividing by 100

Divide by 100

What is 1,300 ÷ 100?

Dividing by 1,000

When we divide by {1,000}, every digit moves three places to the right. Thousands become units. Hundreds, tens and units become fractions of a unit.

Diagram explaining dividing by 1000

Divide by 1,000

What is 4,000 ÷ 1,000?

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