# Dividing Decimals by Powers of Ten

When you divide a decimal number by 10, the result is a number which is ten times smaller.

Similary when you divide by 100, the result is one hundred times smaller than the original number.

##### Examples
• $60\div 10 = 6$
• $62.5\div 100 = 0.625$

Try the following questions:

 $700\div 10=$ $5\div 100=$ $-2.3\div 10=$ $9.4\div 100=$ $-37\div 1000=$