Worksheet: Multiplying Decimals by Powers of Ten

In this worksheet, we will practice using patterns to investigate the effects of multiplying numbers by increasing and decreasing powers of 10.

Q1:

Calculate 5 2 . 3 5 × 1 0 .

Q2:

Complete the following table:

Number N u m b e r × 1 0 N u m b e r × 1 0 0 N u m b e r × 1 , 0 0 0
13.7319
  • A 137.319, 1,373.19, 137,319
  • B 1,373.19, 13,731.9, 137,319
  • C1.37319, 0.137319, 0.0137319
  • D 137.319, 1,373.19, 13,731.9

Q3:

The height of Mount Everest, in meters, can be found by multiplying 8.848 by 1 0 0 0 . Find the height of Mount Everest.

Q4:

Complete the table.

Number × 1 0 × 1 0 0 × 1 , 0 0 0
96.167
  • A 106.167, 196.167, 1,096.167
  • B 96.167, 961.67, 9,616.7
  • C96.167, 106.167, 196.167
  • D 961.67, 9,616.7, 96,167

Q5:

Fill in the blanks: 2 5 4 . 4 4 8 = × 1 0 = × 1 0 0 = × 1 0 0 0 .

  • A 2 544.48, 2.54448, 0.254448
  • B 25.4448, 2.54448, 2 544.48
  • C 2 544.48, 25 444.8, 254 448
  • D25.4448, 2.54448, 0.254448

Q6:

Complete the following pattern: 8 9 3 8 . 3 , 8 9 3 . 8 3 , 8 9 . 3 8 3 , , , .

  • A 0 . 8 9 3 8 3 , 0 . 0 8 9 3 8 3 , 0 . 0 0 8 9 3 8 3
  • B 8 9 3 . 8 3 , 8 9 3 8 . 3 , 8 9 3 8 3
  • C 0 . 0 8 9 3 8 3 , 0 . 8 9 3 8 3 , 8 . 9 3 8 3
  • D 8 . 9 3 8 3 , 0 . 8 9 3 8 3 , 0 . 0 8 9 3 8 3

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