# How do you move a decimal to the left?

**Move**the

**decimal**point to the

**left**when dividing a

**decimal**number by a power of 10 number. As with multiplying

**decimals**by power of 10 numbers, count the number of zeros to know how many spaces to

**move**the

**decimal**, but

**move**the

**decimal**in the opposite direction.

Herein, do you move the decimal to the left or right?

If **you** multiply a **decimal** by 10, the **decimal** point will **move** one place to the **right**. If **you** *divide a **decimal*** by 10, the **decimal** point will **move** one place to the **left**. If **you** multiply or divide by any power of 10, it will **move** a number of spaces equal to the number of 0's.

**move the decimal**, add a zero. Since the

**decimal**is

**moved**three times, there are three zeroes. When you

**move left**, the

**number**is getting smaller so it is division.

Similarly one may ask, how do you move a decimal to the left in Excel?

Here is a formula also can help you to **move** the **decimal point** to **left**, please do as follows: Enter this formula: =**LEFT**(A2,LEN(A2)-2)&"."&RIGHT((SUBSTITUTE(A2,".

Place **value** is a positional system of notation in which the position of a number with respect to a point determines its **value**. In the **decimal** (base ten) system, the **value** of the digits is based on the number ten. A **decimal** point separates the non-negative powers of 10 (10^{0}=1, 10^{1}=10, 10^{2}=100, 10^{3}=1,000, etc.)