# How do you multiply a number with 2 decimal places?

## How do you multiply a number with 2 decimal places?

How to Multiply Decimals

1. Multiply normally, ignoring the decimal points.
2. Then put the decimal point in the answer – it will have as many decimal places as the two original numbers combined.

## What are the rules to multiply two binary numbers?

The rules for binary multiplication are as follows.

• 0 × 0 = 0.
• 0 × 1 = 0.
• 1 × 0 = 0.
• 1 × 1 = 1.

How do you multiply two decimal numbers?

To multiply a decimal by a decimal number follow the below steps: • Multiply the decimal numbers as usual without the decimal point. • Remember to mark the decimal point in the product obtained from the right such that the number of decimal places in the product is equal to the sum of decimal places in the two decimal numbers.

What are the rules when multiplying decimals?

Here are the rules for multiplying decimal numbers: Multiply the numbers just as if they were whole numbers: Line up the numbers on the right–do not align the decimal points. Starting on the right, multiply each digit in the top number by each digit in the bottom number, just as with whole numbers. Add the products.

### How does multiplying decimals work?

Multiplying decimals starts with normal multiplication (ignoring decimal points). Then the trick is to make sure the answer has as many decimal places as the two original numbers combined. See the animation (press the play button): We put the decimal point 3 places along. Note that the longer number is on top (the one with the most digits)

### How to multiply decimals?

Line up the numbers on top of each other.

• Multiply the numbers while ignoring the decimal points.
• Count up all of the numbers of digits that are located at the right side of the decimal points of the factors.
• Move the decimal point of the whole number to the left that number of times.
• Fill in the extra space with a zero.