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Q: What happens when you multiply a number by a decimal?

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It moves three places to the right.

whenever you multiply a whole number by a decimal you get a decimal. 2.9x100=290

multiply the number by .1, that is the decimal form of 10%

You multiply the decimal number by 100 to get your percentage. Ex// .5 X 100 = 50%

Exactly what you have when you just move the decimal point three places to the right from where it originally is.

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Move the decimal point to the right one time.

It moves three places to the right.

Often, yes. But it depends on the numbers. For example, if you multiply 1.5 x 2, you get 3 as the answer (whole number). But if you multiply 1.5 x 3, you get a decimal of 4.5

whenever you multiply a whole number by a decimal you get a decimal. 2.9x100=290

if the answer is a three digit answer then make sure there is two numbers on the left and one on the right of the decimal pointthe decimal point will remain in the answer given eg 2.2 * 8 = 17.6

Three. Count number of zeros. If multiply decimal by 100 move decimal point 2 places, etc.

arrange and multiply the number like whole numbers. count the number of decimal places. start from the rightmost, put the decimal point based on the total number of decimal places

you multiply by 2

Fraction refers to the amount to the right of the decimal point (amounts of less than 1), so if you multiply any (positive) number by a fraction its value will be reduced.

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When you multiply by 100, the decimal moves two places to the right. For example, 2.554 x 100 = 255.4.

Dividing by decimal is different from dividing by whole number as you have to multiply by a number to remove the decimal.

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