# Explain and represent patterns when multiplying or dividing by a power of ten ( 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.

## Lessons

• #### Explain patterns in zeros when multiplying by a power of ten

In this lesson you will learn to multiply whole numbers by powers of 10 by using what you know about place value.

• #### Represent powers of 10 using whole number exponents

In this lesson you will learn how to represent powers of 10 by using whole number exponents.