0.6⋅40

Multiply 0 by 0. Place the result in the next column in the result line. There is one result line for each digit in 40.

0 | .6 | 0 | |

⨯ | 4 | 0 | |

0 |

Multiply 0 by 6. Place the result in the next column in the result line. There is one result line for each digit in 40.

0 | .6 | 0 | |

⨯ | 4 | 0 | |

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 40.

0 | .6 | 0 | |

⨯ | 4 | 0 | |

0 | 0 | 0 |

Multiply 4 by 0. Place the result in the next column in the result line. There is one result line for each digit in 40.

0 | .6 | 0 | |

⨯ | 4 | 0 | |

0 | 0 | 0 | |

0 |

Multiply 4 by 6. Place the ones digit (4) in the result line and carry the tens digit (2). There is one result line for each digit in 40.

2 | |||

0 | .6 | 0 | |

⨯ | 4 | 0 | |

0 | 0 | 0 | |

4 | 0 |

Multiply 4 by 0 and add the carried 2. Place the result in the next column in the result line. There is one result line for each digit in 40.

0 | .6 | 0 | |

⨯ | 4 | 0 | |

0 | 0 | 0 | |

2 | 4 | 0 |

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

0 | .6 | 0 | |

⨯ | 4 | 0 | |

0 | 0 | 0 | |

2 | 4 | 0 | |

0 |

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

0 | .6 | 0 | |

⨯ | 4 | 0 | |

0 | 0 | 0 | |

2 | 4 | 0 | |

0 | 0 |

Add the numbers in each column. In this case, add 0+4, then place the 4 in the result line.

0 | .6 | 0 | |

⨯ | 4 | 0 | |

0 | 0 | 0 | |

2 | 4 | 0 | |

4 | 0 | 0 |

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

0 | .6 | 0 | |

⨯ | 4 | 0 | |

0 | 0 | 0 | |

2 | 4 | 0 | |

2 | 4 | 0 | 0 |

0 | .6 | 0 | |

⨯ | 4 | 0 | |

0 | 0 | 0 | |

2 | 4 | 0 | |

2 | 4 | 0 | 0 |

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.

24

Evaluate 0.60*40