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Q: When a whole number is multiplied by a decimal smaller than one what can you conclude about the result?

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That is not necessarily the case.2.5*4.3 = 10.75 which is larger than either of the numbers being multiplied.

A decimal number, multiplied by 100, is its percentage.

When there is only one number after the decimal point

For the same reason that you can multiply two proper fractions and get a smaller number than either of them. You are multiplying either decimal by a number that is smaller than 1. As a result you get an answer that is smaller than 1 times the first number.

Nothing special happens. The answer can be smaller or bigger. A rational can become irrational or the other way around.

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There will be five decimal places.

They also get smaller.

Neither. A for every decimal number (which may itself be a whole number), there is a smaller whole number and for every whole number there is a smaller decimal number.

5 of them.

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