Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 1 - Section 1.12 - Multiplication and Division of Decimal Fractions - Exercises - Page 72: 36


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Work Step by Step

Multiply to find the total height. $0.045$ $\underline{\times\ \ 32}$ $00090$ $\underline{01350}$ $01\underset\uparrow.440$ Since there are 3 total digits to the right of the decimal in the factors, place the decimal in the product 3 places from the right. The trailing zero is insignificant and can be dropped in your final answer, but must be considered when placing your decimal.
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