n.

.062

o. 2

p.

.0043

q. .0008

r.

.07

s. .12324

t.

.065

u. .0025

v.

.00134

w. .65

Decimals can be multiplied by whole numbers and decimals by:

a. Multiplying in the usual manner.

b. Pointing off the proper number of decimal places.

5.25 x 5 = 26.25

5.25

x 5

26.25

(Two decimal places pointed off for the two places in 5.25)

5.25

x 5.5

2625

2625

28.875

(Three decimal places pointed off for the three places in 5.25 and 5.5)

How many places would be pointed off in 3.24 x 3.56?

You are correct if you answered "four."

Decimals can be changed to fractions by:

a. Removing the decimal point.

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