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Multiply Decimal Numbers by One-Digit Numbers

In this worksheet, students practise multiplying a decimal number by a single digit number by 'getting rid of the decimal' first.

'Multiply Decimal Numbers by One-Digit Numbers' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Curriculum subtopic:   Multiply with Two Decimal Places

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, we will learn how to multiply a decimal number by a single digit number.

 

Example:

Work out 3.87 × 7

 

Answer:

If we multiply 3.87 by 100, we get 387.

Now work out 387 × 7 = 2709

 

Then divide 2709 by 100 to 'cancel out' the fact that we multiplied by 100 earlier. 

This gives the answer 2709 ÷ 100 = 27.09

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