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A1MultDecimals­WholeNumbByFract.notebook Algebra 1 Ch.1 Notes Page 7 P7 Multiplying Decimals August 31, 2015 Multiplying Decimals 1. Multiply the numbers as if there were no decimals. 2. Count the number of digits to the right of the decimal in the problem. 7.4 x 8 3. Move the decimal point that many places to the left in the answer. Aug 14­7:48 AM 3.4 x 2.6 Aug 14­8:44 AM Multiplying Whole Numbers by Fractions 3 x 2 7 Aug 31­10:32 AM 1. Write the Whole Number as a fraction. 3/1 2. Multiply straight across the top and the bottom. 6/7 3. Reduce if Possible. Aug 14­7:53 AM 1