## How to Divide Decimal Numbers by 10s, 100s and 1000s (Powers of 10)?

#### Concepts Explained

#### 1. What is 32.16 divided by 10?

32.16 ÷ 10 = 3.216

When you divide a decimal number by 10, its decimal point moves 1 place to the left.

**Quick trick:**Since there is 1 zero in 10, move the decimal point 1 place to the left.#### 2. What is 32.16 divided by 100?

32.16 ÷ 100 = 0.3216

When you divide a decimal number by 100, its decimal point moves 2 places to the left.

**Quick trick:**Since there are 2 zeroes in 100, move the decimal point 2 places to the left.#### 3. What is 32.16 divided by 1000?

32.16 ÷ 1000 = 0.03216

When you divide a decimal number by 1000, its decimal point moves 3 places to the left.

**Quick trick:**Since there are 3 zeroes in 1000, move the decimal point 3 places to the left.#### 4. What is 32.16 divided by 200?

**32.16 ÷ 200**

= 32.16 ÷ 2 ÷ 100

= 16.08 ÷ 100

= 0.1608

32.16 ÷ 2 = 16.08