Multiplying and Dividing by Powers of 10 - Playlist and Teaching Notes
In this playlist, students explore standard 5.NBT.A.2. They will use whole-number exponents to show powers of 10. Students will explain patterns in the number of zeros when multiplying by a power of 10
They will explain patterns in placement of the decimal point when multiplying or dividing a decimal by a
power of 10. Students also have the option to view instructional videos and complete practice quizzes or activities.

The playlist includes:
• 6 links to instructional videos or texts
• 3 links to practice quizzes or activities
• Definitions of key terms, such as power of 10 and exponent
• Examples of how to find patterns in powers of 10

Accompanying Teaching Notes include:
• A review of key terminology
• Links to additional practice quizzes or activities on certain parts of the standard, such as multiplying or dividing numbers by powers of 10
• Links to video tutorials for students struggling with certain parts of the standard, such as understanding how to move the decimal

For more teaching and learning resources on standard 5.NBT.A.2 visit
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  • Demo_pdf_WN_MATH_0099.pdf
  • MultiplyingandDividingbyPowersof10PlaylistandTeachingNotes-(2).zip

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Created: Dec 11, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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