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10-20.

Multiply each pair of numbers below.

1. $68·100$

• 6800

1. $0.68·100$

1. $6.8·1000$

6800

1. Describe in words what is happening to the decimal point in each problem, (a) through (c) above.

• Example (c):
What happens to the decimal point?

$6.8\cdot1000\rightarrow6. \underset\smile{8}\underset\smile{0}\underset\smile{0}.$