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Powten

Practise multiplying and dividing by powers of ten without using a calculator.

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This is level 1; Multiplying numbers by a power of ten. You can earn a trophy if you get at least 9 correct and you do this activity online.

6 × 10

Correct Wrong

73 × 10

Correct Wrong

82 × 100

Correct Wrong

7770 × 100

Correct Wrong

4341 × 100

Correct Wrong

5654 × 1000

Correct Wrong

54.8 × 10

Correct Wrong

68.5 × 1000

Correct Wrong

53.7 × 10000

Correct Wrong

7.55 × 10000

Correct Wrong

6.53 × 10000

Correct Wrong

0.0016 × 100000

Correct Wrong

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This is Powten level 1. You can also try:
Level 2 Level 3 Level 4

Instructions

Try your best to answer the questions above. Type your answers into the boxes provided leaving no spaces. As you work through the exercise regularly click the "check" button. If you have any wrong answers, do your best to do corrections but if there is anything you don't understand, please ask your teacher for help.

When you have got all of the questions correct you may want to print out this page and paste it into your exercise book. If you keep your work in an ePortfolio you could take a screen shot of your answers and paste that into your Maths file.

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Level 1 - Multiplying numbers by a power of ten

Level 2 - Dividing numbers by a power of ten

Level 3 - Multiplying and dividing multiples of powers of ten

Level 4 - Using a given multiplication fact to evaluate similar calculations

Example

Don't wait until you have finished the exercise before you click on the 'Check' button. Click it often as you work through the questions to see if you are answering them correctly.

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