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No. 4

Fill in the blanks with the equivalent powers of 10.

.0001

=

1

X

10-4

.001

=

1

X

______

.01

=

1

X

______

.1

=

1

X

______

1

=

1

X

100

10

=

1

X

______

______

Check your answer with

100

=

1

X

______

the table on page 1-3.

1,000

=

1

X

______

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NO. 5

Any number can be converted into 2 numbers: a number times a power of 10. The number

times a power of 10 will have the same sequence of digits as the original number. The exponent (power)

of the base 10 is always equal to the number of places the decimal point is moved. The exponent is

POSITIVE when the decimal point is moved to the LEFT; the exponent is NEGATIVE when the decimal

point is moved to the RIGHT.

Fill in the blanks:

To convert a number to a numerical value times a power of 10, move the decimal

point ____________________ to make the power of 10

LEFT/RIGHT

POSITIVE, or move the decimal point _____________ to make the

LEFT/RIGHT

power of 10 NEGATIVE.

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