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# Can you compare multiplying integers with multiplying decimals?

Updated: 9/21/2023 Wiki User

10y ago

Yes, you can. The method used - column multiplication - is exactly the same in both cases; you simply have the additional step of locating the decimal point. Wiki User

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Q: Can you compare multiplying integers with multiplying decimals?
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### How are adding subtracting decimals different from multiplying them?

They aren't. The rules are the same as those for adding/subtracting or multiplying integers. Just be careful of the decimal point's location.

### How do you multiply and dive decimals and integers?

multiplying: you multiply like normal then if the integers are the same you get positive, if they are different, you get negative; Ex) -5x-2=+10; -5x+2=-10

### Why do they move the decimals when multipying?

why do they move the decimals when multiplying

no.

### How is multiplying rational numbers like multiplying fractions and multiplying decimals?

Fractions and decimals are usually rational numbers. Besides, multiplying rational and irrational numbers is also similar.

Yes.

### What as an integers?

Integers are whole numbers without fractions or decimals

### What is the union of the set of integers and the set of decimals?

The set of integers is a subset of decimals. If it is all decimals, including infinite non-terminating ones, then it is the real numbers.

### What are characteristics for integers?

not fractions or decimals

### Example of non integers?

Fractions, decimals and percents aren't integers

### What are the definitions of integers?

Integers are whole numbers that do not contain fractions or decimals

### What is the definion of integers?

Integers are whole numbers without decimals or fractions.