# Explain patterns in zeros and decimals when multiplying and dividing by powers of 10

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

• #### Multiply decimal numbers by a power of ten

In this lesson you will learn to multiply a decimal number by a power of ten by using your understanding of place value.

• #### Use whole number exponents to denote powers of ten

In this lesson you will learn to use whole number exponents to denote powers of ten by using your understanding of place value.