# Out of the four options, only one is correct. Write the correct answer.For a fixed base, if the exponent decreases by 1, the number becomesA. One-tenth of the previous number.B. Ten times of the previous number.C. Hundredth of the previous number.D. Hundred times of the previous number.

For the fixed base, if the exponent decrease by 1, the number becomes one-tenth of the previous number.

e.g; for 107, when the exponent is decreased by 1

it becomes 107-1 = 106

Now,

Hence option A is the correct option.

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