 # Multiplication of Decimal Fractions STEPS : 1. Count the number of places BEHIND the decimals 2. Treat the problem like you are multiplying whole numbers.

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Multiplication of Decimal Fractions STEPS : 1. Count the number of places BEHIND the decimals 2. Treat the problem like you are multiplying whole numbers 3. Starting from the right of your answer, jump the decimal the counted number of spaces to the left

Multiplication of Decimal Fractions STEPS : 1. Count the number of places BEHIND the decimals 2. Treat the problem like you are multiplying whole numbers 3. Starting from the right of your answer, jump the decimal the counted number of spaces to the left EXAMPLE # 1 : 12.5 x 3.2

Multiplication of Decimal Fractions STEPS : 1. Count the number of places BEHIND the decimals 2. Treat the problem like you are multiplying whole numbers 3. Starting from the right of your answer, jump the decimal the counted number of spaces to the left EXAMPLE # 1 : 12.5 x 3.2 There are 2 total places behind the decimals…

Multiplication of Decimal Fractions STEPS : 1. Count the number of places BEHIND the decimals 2. Treat the problem like you are multiplying whole numbers 3. Starting from the right of your answer, jump the decimal the counted number of spaces to the left EXAMPLE # 1 : 12.5 x 3.2 There are 2 total places behind the decimals… 125 x 32 Multiply… 250 + 3750 4000

Multiplication of Decimal Fractions STEPS : 1. Count the number of places BEHIND the decimals 2. Treat the problem like you are multiplying whole numbers 3. Starting from the right of your answer, jump the decimal the counted number of spaces to the left EXAMPLE # 1 : 12.5 x 3.2 There are 2 total places behind the decimals… 125 x 32 Multiply… ANSWER : 40.00 - Jump the decimal 2 places to the LEFT 250 + 3750 4000

Multiplication of Decimal Fractions STEPS : 1. Count the number of places BEHIND the decimals 2. Treat the problem like you are multiplying whole numbers 3. Starting from the right of your answer, jump the decimal the counted number of spaces to the left EXAMPLE # 2 : 3.75 x 0.16

Multiplication of Decimal Fractions STEPS : 1. Count the number of places BEHIND the decimals 2. Treat the problem like you are multiplying whole numbers 3. Starting from the right of your answer, jump the decimal the counted number of spaces to the left EXAMPLE # 2 : 3.75 x 0.16 There are 4 total places behind the decimals…

Multiplication of Decimal Fractions STEPS : 1. Count the number of places BEHIND the decimals 2. Treat the problem like you are multiplying whole numbers 3. Starting from the right of your answer, jump the decimal the counted number of spaces to the left EXAMPLE # 2 : 3.75 x 0.16 There are 4 total places behind the decimals… 375 x 16 2250 + 3750 6000. Multiply…

Multiplication of Decimal Fractions STEPS : 1. Count the number of places BEHIND the decimals 2. Treat the problem like you are multiplying whole numbers 3. Starting from the right of your answer, jump the decimal the counted number of spaces to the left EXAMPLE # 2 : 3.75 x 0.16 There are 4 total places behind the decimals… 375 x 16 2250 + 3750 6000. ANSWER : 0.6000 - Jump the decimal 4 places to the LEFT

Multiplication of Decimal Fractions STEPS : 1. Count the number of places BEHIND the decimals 2. Treat the problem like you are multiplying whole numbers 3. Starting from the right of your answer, jump the decimal the counted number of spaces to the left EXAMPLE # 3 : 1.234 x 8.57

Multiplication of Decimal Fractions STEPS : 1. Count the number of places BEHIND the decimals 2. Treat the problem like you are multiplying whole numbers 3. Starting from the right of your answer, jump the decimal the counted number of spaces to the left EXAMPLE # 3 : 1.234 x 8.57 There are 5 total places behind the decimals…

Multiplication of Decimal Fractions STEPS : 1. Count the number of places BEHIND the decimals 2. Treat the problem like you are multiplying whole numbers 3. Starting from the right of your answer, jump the decimal the counted number of spaces to the left EXAMPLE # 3 : 1.234 x 8.57 There are 5 total places behind the decimals… Multiply… 1234 x 857 8638 61700 + 987200 1057538

Multiplication of Decimal Fractions STEPS : 1. Count the number of places BEHIND the decimals 2. Treat the problem like you are multiplying whole numbers 3. Starting from the right of your answer, jump the decimal the counted number of spaces to the left EXAMPLE # 3 : 1.234 x 8.57 There are 5 total places behind the decimals… Multiply… 1234 x 857 8638 61700 + 987200 1057538. - Jump the decimal 5 places to the LEFT ANSWER : 10.57538

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