Multiplying decimals example & printable worksheets
Multiplying decimals numbers
1st Method: Multiply 0.03 x 1.1
Multiplying decimals example & printable worksheets; Remember that you should first multiply it normally ignoring the decimal points.
So you have the following multiplication expression,
After multiplying without decimal points, you can add the decimal point in the answer.
Let’s find the number of decimal places, which are:
- 0.03 has 2 decimal places.
- 1.1 has 1 decimal place.
Now, you need to add the two numbers of decimal places together.
These are 2 and 1, so you have
We have three decimal places.
From 3 x 11, you had 33. Let’s put 3 decimals in 33, that is
So the multiplication expression
2nd Method: How to multiply 0.03 x 1.1
Here is another way to solve the same example (0.03 x 1.1) by fractional method.
Convert the given decimals into the fraction form.
That is, 0.03 can be written as as it has two decimal places. And 1.1 as since it has only one decimal point.
First you need to multiply numerators, 3 and 11. You get, 3 x 11 = 33.
Then you multiply denominators that are 100 x 10. You get 1000.
So, after multiplying, you get
Now has 3 zeros means 3 decimal points, that is 0.033