  # Multiply a Whole Number by a Decimal Number

In this worksheet, students multiply a whole number by a simple decimal number. This content is premium and exclusive to EdPlace subscribers. Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Mixed Problems

Difficulty level:   #### Worksheet Overview

In this worksheet, you must multiply a whole number by a decimal number.

Example

Multiply the following whole number by decimal numbers:

3 × 0.7 =
 2.1

Step 1          Multiply 0.7 by 10 to get 7

Step 2          Multiply 3 x 7 = 21

Step 3          This is 10 times too big, so divide 21 by 10 to get 2.1

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