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Powten

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

Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Description Arithmetic Mental Methods

This is level 2; Dividing numbers by a power of ten. You can earn a trophy if you get at least 9 correct and you do this activity online.

450 ÷ 10

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1900 ÷ 10

Correct Wrong

88000 ÷ 100

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5700 ÷ 100

Correct Wrong

1537 ÷ 100

Correct Wrong

8103 ÷ 1000

Correct Wrong

892.6 ÷ 1000

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948.9 ÷ 1000

Correct Wrong

246.1 ÷ 10000

Correct Wrong

0.5811 ÷ 10000

Correct Wrong

43.49 ÷ 10000

Correct Wrong

0.3039 ÷ 1000

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This is Powten level 2. You can also try:
Level 1 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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If you found this activity useful don't forget to record it in your scheme of work or learning management system. The short URL, ready to be copied and pasted, is as follows:

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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

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Mental Methods improve your ability to manipulate numbers in your head.

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Curriculum Reference

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