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Multiplying Decimals

Decimal numbers represent the part of a number. We can perform all operations on decimals be it addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Multiplying the decimal numbers means finding the product of two decimal numbers. Multiplying decimal numbers involve three steps let us discuss them in detail.

• Multiply the numbers as whole numbers removing decimals.
• Then add the total numbers after the decimals that both the numbers have and put the decimal after those numbers in the result. You will get the resultant answer. Let us discuss multiplying decimals with some of the examples.

Consider the first example to be: multiply the given two numbers 0.2 and 0.8.

The given two numbers are 0.2 and 0.8.
Now multiply the given two numbers by removing the decimals that are 2 and 8. We will get it as 8.
Now count total number of decimals and put the decimal after decimals from the last then we will get it as 0.08.
Now the required answer is 0.08.

Consider the second example to be: multiply the given two decimal numbers that are 0.03 and 1.1.

The given two decimal numbers are 0.03 and 1.1.
If we remove the decimals then we will get the numbers are 3 and 11.
If we multiply these two numbers then we will get it as 33. Now let us count the total number of decimals that is in 0.03 the decimal is after two numbers and in 1.1 decimal is after 1 number that is there are total 3 decimals.
Now put the decimal after 3 numbers then we will get it as 0.033.
Now the required decimal answer after multiplying the given two decimal numbers 0.03 and 1.1 which is equal to 0.033.

Example: 3.1 $\times$ 5.9 = 18.29 Related Calculators Multiply Decimals Calculator Multiplying Calculator Multiplying Integer Decimal Calculator

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