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Multiplying Decimals. Example: 2.7 x 3.5 Step 1 Multiply as you normally would 27 x 35 945.

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1 Multiplying Decimals

2 Example: 2.7 x 3.5

3 Step 1 Multiply as you normally would 27 x

4 Step 2 Count the number of digits behind a decimal point in the problem. This one has two digits behind the decimal point, the 7 and the x 3.5 =

5 Step 3 Put the decimal point in the answer. If your problem had 2 digits behind a decimal point, your answer should have 2 digits behind a decimal point.

6 If your problem had 3 digits behind a decimal point, your answer should have 3 digits behind a decimal point.

7 If your problem had 4 digits behind a decimal point, your answer should have 4 digits behind a decimal point.

8 Step 4 Add zeros if needed.

9 Lets try a few together.

10 7.56 x 3.8 =

11 .3445 x 3.9 =

12 x =

13 .55 x.007 =

14 Youre correct!

15 Incorrect, try again Remember to count the digits behind the decimal points in the problem. You must have this many digits behind the decimal point in the answer.


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