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Multiply a Whole Number by a Decimal Number

In this worksheet, students multiply a whole number by a simple decimal number.

'Multiply a Whole Number by a Decimal Number' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Four Operations for All Numbers

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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