Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 2 - Real Numbers - 2.3 - Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions - Problem Set 2.3 - Page 68: 25



Work Step by Step

The product of a positive real number and a positive real number is a positive real number. We convert the decimals into fractions for ease of simplification: $(0.4)(2.9)$ =$\frac{4}{10}\times\frac{29}{10}$ =$\frac{4\times29}{10\times10}$ =$\frac{116}{100}$ =$1.16$
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