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**How to multiply and divide Decimals**

How do you multiply decimals?

Do you need help to multiply decimals? Well, in this slide, you will learn how to multiply decimals.

Step 1: Line up Step 2:Work out the step 3: use the

the decimals virtually. problem. Think as if decimal rule

the decimals the decimals are not which is count

DON'T LINE UP THE there. the number of

DECIMALS! 326 spaces it takes

32.6 x 42 to get to the

x 4.2 _____ decimal from the

_____ 652 right .

+ 13040 32.6

_______ x 4.2

13692 _______

136.92

how to divide decimals

In this slide , I will teach you how to divide decimals.

Step 1: Divide normaly. Step 2: Bring the decimal right

Pretend the decimal is on up.

not there. 5.761

5 7 6 1 6 34.566

6 34.566

30

______

45

42

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36

36

_________

06

6

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0

Estimating your answer

You can check if your answer is right by estimating. The multiplication problem was 32.6 x 4.2 = 136.92. You would estimate 32.6 to 33 and you would estimate 4.2 to 4. 33 x 4 = 132. this answer is close to the real answer. The division problem was 34.566 / 6 = 5.761.

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