Worksheet: Dividing Decimals by 10, 100, and 1000

In this worksheet, we will practice explaining how the value of each digit changes when a number is divided by 10, 100, or 1000.

Q1:

If one kilogram = 1 0 0 0 grams, then 95 000 grams = kilograms.

Q2:

Round 6,266 cm to the nearest metre.

Q3:

A person cycled 73.33 m in a hundred seconds. How many metres did that person cycle in one second?

Q4:

A merchant bought 100 kilograms of apples for 1,880 LE and 1,000 kilograms of oranges for 7,900 LE. What is the price of one kilogram of oranges? What is the price of one kilogram of apples?

  • A One kilogram of oranges costs 188 LE and one kilogram of apples costs 79 LE.
  • B One kilogram of oranges costs 1.88 LE and one kilogram of apples costs 0.79 LE.
  • C One kilogram of oranges costs 10 LE and one kilogram of apples costs 100 LE.
  • D One kilogram of oranges costs 18.80 LE and one kilogram of apples costs 7.90 LE.

Q5:

Calculate 3 , 3 2 4 ÷ 1 0 0 .

Q6:

The Ministry of Education bought 100 computers for 598,750 LE. How much did each computer cost?

Q7:

Yara saved 398 pounds from her pocket money during the last 100 days. How much money did she save every day on average?

  • A0.398 pounds
  • B39.8 pounds
  • C 3 980 pounds
  • D3.98 pounds
  • E398 pounds

Q8:

Complete the figure shown.

  • A 0.0844, 4,880
  • B844, 0.488
  • C 844, 4,880
  • D0.0844, 0.488

Q9:

Complete: 5 , 4 5 9 ÷ = 5 . 4 5 9 .

Q10:

A bicycle covered 535 m in 100 seconds. What distance did it cover in one second?

Q11:

Which of the following is equal to 3 4 . 5 9 × 1 0 ?

  • A 3 4 , 5 9 0 ÷ 1 , 0 0 0
  • B 3 4 5 , 9 0 0 ÷ 1 0
  • C 3 , 4 5 9 , 0 0 0 ÷ 1 0
  • D 3 4 , 5 9 0 ÷ 1 0 0

Q12:

Calculate ( 7 3 6 ÷ 1 0 ) ( 8 . 2 4 ÷ 1 , 0 0 0 ) , rounding your answer to the nearest thousandth.

Q13:

A person cycled 47.67 m in a hundred seconds. How many metres did that person cycle in one second?

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