What comes to mind when you think about multiplying with decimals?
When you multiply decimals, should you line up the DECIMALS or the DIGITS?
To multiply decimals, line up the numbers like you would for regular multiplication. Multiply the numbers in the ones place first, then the numbers in the tenths place, and so on. Finally, add the decimal points in the answer to match the total number of decimal places in teh problem.
Sara bought 2.5 pounds of oranges for $3.75 per pound. How much did she spend in total?
Which expression equals 15.51?
- 705 x 2.2
- 70.5 x 2.2
- 7.05 x 22
- 7.05 x 2.2
Write one word to describe how you feel about multiplying decimals.