Video: Understanding Place Value When Dividing by 10

8 thousands ÷ 10 = _. [A] 8 hundreds [B] 8 thousands [C] 8 ten thousands [D] 8 ones [E] 8 tens.

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Video Transcript

Eight thousands divided by 10 equals eight hundreds, eight thousands, eight ten thousands, eight ones, or eight tens.

We can use a place value chart to help us. We know our number has eight thousands. And now we need to divide it by 10. 8000 divided by 10 is 800. We can see that the eight digit has moved one place to the right. So it’s now worth eight hundreds. Eight thousands divided by 10 equals eight hundreds.

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