First, students will learn how to multiply and divide decimals by 10.
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Next, students will learn how to multiply and divide decimals by 10, 100, and 1000.
Next, give your students these challenges:
Conclude by leading this investigation:
5.NBT.A.2: Explain patterns in the number of zeros of the product when multiplying a number by powers of 10, and explain patterns in the placement of the decimal point when a decimal is multiplied or divided by a power of 10. Use whole-number exponents to denote powers of 10.