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Let's look at this problem. What do you do first? Well what you would do first is you would move the decimal over untill it is a whole number.

Let's look at this problem. What do you do first? Well what you would do first is you would move the decimal over untill it is a whole number.

This is what that would look like, the next step is to do normal multiplication.

This is what that would look like, the next step is to do normal multiplication.

Here is the answer but we are not done, the next step is you add the decimal back to we're it was. We find this by seeing how many times we moved it over to make it a whole number.

Here is the answer but we are not done, the next step is you add the decimal back to we're it was. We find this by seeing how many times we moved it over to make it a whole number.

So We had to move the decimal over two times because that is how many times we had to move the decimal over to make BOTH numbers a whole number and in the end you add those decimals back.

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