Practice Objectives
• Demonstrate the ability to multiply decimals
• Demonstrate the ability to multiply a decimal by a power of 10

## Practice Multiplying Decimal Numbers

Instructions:

Answer 7/10 questions correctly to pass.

Find each product.

Problem:

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Multiplying Decimal Numbers:

1. Count the total number of decimal places (places to the right of the decimal point) between all factors
2. Ignore the decimal points in each factor
• Pretend the numbers are whole numbers
3. Find the product of the whole numbers and place a visible decimal point after the final digit of the answer
4. Move the decimal point in the answer to the left by the number of decimal places counted in the first step

Evaluating 10 Raised to a Natural Number

1. Write a 1
2. Write the exponent number of zeros after the 1

Multiplying Decimals by a Power of 10:

1. Move the decimal point one place to the right for each zero in the power of 10

Step-by-Step:

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