Before continuing with multiplication it might be wise to review place value.
Because we use a Base-10 number system, multiplying by 10 or 100 (or any multiple of 10) is fairly easy.
As the picture below shows, each place has a value 10 times that of the place immediately to the right
If necessary, review place value before proceeding with the multiplication methods below.
|Multiply by 10 by moving the digits one place to the left and adding one zero.|
|Multiply by 100 by moving the digits two places to the left and adding two zeros.|
Quick Way: count the zeros and put them to right of the number being
e.g. 34 x 100 = 3400
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