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Lesson 7: Multiplying decimals

# Understanding decimal multiplication

This video introduces multiplying decimals, emphasizing the role of decimal placement in the product. It highlights the usefulness of estimation in simplifying calculations and understanding the relationship between the numbers. Created by Sal Khan.

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• If you are having a hard time, this is the simplified how-to-do. Just multiply the numbers, count the decimal places, remove them, and when you are done with multiplying, move the number of decimal places you counted to the left. Hope this helps!
• please someone help me this is so hard. I can't do this cause teachers tell me different my fourth grade teacher told me a different way and how this tricky. My compacted math teacher in fifth grade said to do it like this esay. sadness