0.16⋅102

Multiply 2 by 6. Place the ones digit (2) in the result line and carry the tens digit (1). There is one result line for each digit in 102.

1 | |||

0 | .1 | 6 | |

⨯ | 1 | 0 | 2 |

2 |

Multiply 2 by 1 and add the carried 1. Place the result in the next column in the result line. There is one result line for each digit in 102.

1 | |||

0 | .1 | 6 | |

⨯ | 1 | 0 | 2 |

3 | 2 |

Multiply 2 by 0. Place the result in the next column in the result line. There is one result line for each digit in 102.

0 | .1 | 6 | |

⨯ | 1 | 0 | 2 |

0 | 3 | 2 |

Multiply 0 by 6. Place the result in the next column in the result line. There is one result line for each digit in 102.

0 | .1 | 6 | |

⨯ | 1 | 0 | 2 |

0 | 3 | 2 | |

0 |

Multiply 0 by 1. Place the result in the next column in the result line. There is one result line for each digit in 102.

0 | .1 | 6 | |

⨯ | 1 | 0 | 2 |

0 | 3 | 2 | |

0 | 0 |

Multiply 0 by 0. Place the result in the next column in the result line. There is one result line for each digit in 102.

0 | .1 | 6 | |

⨯ | 1 | 0 | 2 |

0 | 3 | 2 | |

0 | 0 | 0 |

Multiply 1 by 6. Place the result in the next column in the result line. There is one result line for each digit in 102.

0 | .1 | 6 | |

⨯ | 1 | 0 | 2 |

0 | 3 | 2 | |

0 | 0 | 0 | |

6 |

Multiply 1 by 1. Place the result in the next column in the result line. There is one result line for each digit in 102.

0 | .1 | 6 | |

⨯ | 1 | 0 | 2 |

0 | 3 | 2 | |

0 | 0 | 0 | |

1 | 6 |

Multiply 1 by 0. Place the result in the next column in the result line. There is one result line for each digit in 102.

0 | .1 | 6 | ||

⨯ | 1 | 0 | 2 | |

0 | 3 | 2 | ||

0 | 0 | 0 | ||

0 | 1 | 6 |

Add the numbers in each column. In this case, add 2+0+0, then place the 2 in the result line.

0 | .1 | 6 | ||

⨯ | 1 | 0 | 2 | |

0 | 3 | 2 | ||

0 | 0 | 0 | ||

0 | 1 | 6 | ||

2 |

Add the numbers in each column. In this case, add 3+0+0, then place the 3 in the result line.

0 | .1 | 6 | ||

⨯ | 1 | 0 | 2 | |

0 | 3 | 2 | ||

0 | 0 | 0 | ||

0 | 1 | 6 | ||

3 | 2 |

Add the numbers in each column. In this case, add 0+0+6, then place the 6 in the result line.

0 | .1 | 6 | ||

⨯ | 1 | 0 | 2 | |

0 | 3 | 2 | ||

0 | 0 | 0 | ||

0 | 1 | 6 | ||

6 | 3 | 2 |

Add the numbers in each column. In this case, add 0+0+1, then place the 1 in the result line.

0 | .1 | 6 | ||

⨯ | 1 | 0 | 2 | |

0 | 3 | 2 | ||

0 | 0 | 0 | ||

0 | 1 | 6 | ||

1 | 6 | 3 | 2 |

0 | .1 | 6 | ||

⨯ | 1 | 0 | 2 | |

0 | 3 | 2 | ||

0 | 0 | 0 | ||

0 | 1 | 6 | ||

1 | 6 | 3 | 2 |

To find the number of decimal places needed in the answer, add the number of decimal places in the multiplier and multiplicand. In this case, there is a total of 2, so the answer must have 2 decimal places as well.

16.32

Evaluate 0.16*102