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Q: When dividing do you move the decimal to the right or to the left?

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You move decimal one place to the left when dividing by ten You move decimal two places to the left when dividing by 100 You move decimal three places to the left when dividing by 1000, etc...

You always move the decimal to the right when dividing by a number which is not a whole number. For example: In the problem 100 divided by .01, you would move the decimal two places to the right for divisor and dividend leaving you with 10000 divided by 1.

When you are dividing.

When you are multiplying a number by 10, you move the decimal point one place to the right. If you are multiplyingby 1,000, you move it 3 places to the right.You move the decimal point to the left when you are dividing by a multiple of 10.

by dividing the numerator into the denominator. Then you move the decimal 2 places to the left!!!

0.10 = 1/10 so that multiplying by 0.10 is the same as dividing by 10.

move the decimal to the left

Move the decimal place two spots to the left.

Because you are dividing by 100.

You move it right.

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Move the decimal point one place to the right.

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