Multiplying and Dividing Decimals

By Katie Steele

How we use multiplying and dividing decimals in everyday life

Even though we may not realize it, we use decimals and we multiply and divide them everyday. Blah Blah Blah, I know everyone says that but do you really know how we use them everyday? Look at this, $45.79 does that ring a bell? What is right there between the 5 and the 7? it is a decimal! We use money everyday! When we go to the store or pay the bills you multiply and divide decimals!

How to multiply and divide

How to multiply and divide + some addition and subtraction

To multiply decimals you have to line up your decimals and you cam add zeros to the end if needed. To divide a decimal you set it up like you would a regular division problem, but you just ignore the decimal and then bring it up at the end. If you are going to add or subtract you also have to line up your decimals.
Line 'em up (decimal song) | Mister C