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 Since decimal numbers are based on powers of ten it is extremely easy to multiply or divide by 10ⁿ, where n is a positive integer. To multiply a number by 10ⁿ, just move the decimal place n places to the right. For example, 24.345 × 10² = 2,434.5. […] To divide a number by 10ⁿ, just move the decimal place n places to the left. For example, 24.345 ÷ 10² = 0.23345.