# Multiplying decimals example & printable worksheets

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## Multiplying decimals numbers

### 1st Method: Multiply 0.03 x 1.1

#### Step 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,

That is: 3 x 11 = 33

#### Step 2

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 2 + 1 = 3.

We have **three** decimal places.

#### Step 3

From 3 x 11, you had 33. Let’s put 3 decimals in 33, that is 0.033

So the multiplication expression 0.03 x 1.1 = 0.033

### 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.

#### Step 1

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.

#### Step 2

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

#### Step 3

Now has 3 zeros means 3 decimal points, that is 0.033

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