Posted by Peter on 1st May 2009

Multiplying decimals 1

multiplying-decimals-1The standard short method of multiplication can be used when multiplying a decimal by a single digit. Children need plenty of practice with this before moving on to working with decimals.

The key to success with these is to place the answer in the correct columns and the best bet is to put the decimal point in first. Think of the decimal point as a fixed point, therefore the point in the answer should be immediately above the point in the question. Apart from that, these should prove to be straightforward.

This maths worksheet shows the method and then gives 12 questions to practice.

Multiplying decimals (pg 1)

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