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Make math practice fun! Try free math problems on 'Write multiplication expressions using exponents' and thousands of other skills for K-12!
Make math practice fun! Try free math problems on 'Complete the exponent expression' and thousands of other skills for K-12!
Taking an exponent is basically the act of repeated multiplication. You know how to multiply, right? If so, understanding exponents is completely within your grasp!
We're going to observe a pattern that develops when we compare the number of zeros in tens with the number of zeros in the answer. What do you think will be the pattern?
Make math practice fun! Try free math problems on 'Multiply a decimal by a power of ten' and thousands of other skills for K-12!
Follow the following shortcut when multiplying by powers of ten Whole numbers multiplied by powers of 10 When multiplying a whole number by a power of ten, just count how many zero you have and attached that to the whole number Examples: 1) 56 × 10 There is only one
This video demonstrates what it means to multiply a single digit number by a power of ten. For example, 4 x 10, 5 x 100 or 3 x 1000. This video can be used to build understanding of place value and would be a good precursor to expanded notation: that video is soon to come.