**Multiplying Decimals by Whole Numbers**
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Using multiplication: To solve 6 × 0.05, you can multiply 6 × 5 = 30 in your head. You are multiplying 6 times 5 hundredths.Obviously, the answer is 30 hundredths. (Compare this to “6 times 5 apples = 30 apples”.). So, in order for it to be hundredths, your answer needs to have two decimal digits: it is 0.30.. Similarly, 7 × 0.008 is going to be thousandths, so it needs three …

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