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Q: Why when multiplying two decimal numbers together you get a smaller number you multiplied?

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No, it is not true.

To multiply decimal numbers, the decimal point is ignored and the multiplication is done as though they were (large) integers. The last step is to put the decimal point into the answer by ensuring the same number of digits follow it as were following the decimal points in the numbers multiplied together; trailing zeros can be removed at this point.

The result of multiplying two numbers is called the product.

any two negative numbers multiplied together equals a positive number. any two positives numbers multiplied together equal positive numbers and any negative and positive numbers multiplied together equals a negative.negative, negative = positivenegative, positive = negativepositive, positive = positive

why does multiplying numbers by ten move the decimal point to the right

It is not. When multiplying two whole numbers you need not be concerned about placing the decimal point in the answer.

Multiplying two numbers together will create a common multiple. It is sometimes, but not always, the LCM as well.

This would be called a "factor". A number may be made by multiplying two or more other numbers together. The numbers that are multiplied together are called factors of the final number.

when multiplying the numbers increase unless it is multiplied by a decimal, it will then decrease. when dividing the numbers are divided (splitted) therefor it decreases unless it is divided by a decimal, it will then increase. Decrease means 'gets smaller or less' Increase means 'getting bigger or more'

You do the multiplication in exactly the same way. The only extra thing is that when multiplying decimals, you need to place the decimal point (or decimal comma - depending on your country) in the correct position. If one number has, for example, 3 digits after the decimal point, and the other 4, you need to place the decimal point in the result (BEFORE eliminating unnecessary zeros) in such a way that there are, in this example, 7 digits (3 + 4) to the right of the decimal point.

0.10 = 1/10 so that multiplying by 0.10 is the same as dividing by 10.

Square numbers are numbers that can be Made by multiplying the same number together. Ex: 5*5 is 25 25 is a square number because it can be multiplied together by 5 and 5.

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