# Lesson Plan: Multiplying and Dividing by Powers of 10 Mathematics

This lesson plan includes the objectives, prerequisites, and exclusions of the lesson teaching students how to multiply integers and decimals by powers of 10, including negative powers.

#### Objectives

Students will be able to

- use the notation associated with powers of 10,
- multiply and divide integers by positive powers of 10,
- multiply and divide decimals by positive powers of 10,
- multiply and divide integers by negative powers of 10,
- multiply and divide decimals by negative powers of 10.

#### Prerequisites

Students should already be familiar with

- multiplying and dividing integers and decimals by 10, 100, or 1,000,
- index notation.

#### Exclusions

Students will not cover

- scientific notation.