Hi,

My mum's a teacher and she found thid really cool way of multiplying decimals in a teaching book. In the book it calls it 'Italian'.

Here goes...

My mum's a teacher and she found thid really cool way of multiplying decimals in a teaching book. In the book it calls it 'Italian'.

Here goes...

In this example, the sum is 35.8 times 4.6

Set out a rectangle like this:

(The dots are decimal points)

(The diagonal lines are important)

Set out a rectangle like this:

(The dots are decimal points)

(The diagonal lines are important)

<p>Very interesting, thanks for sharing this technique. This website has some multiplying decimals worksheets to practice with: <a href="http://stemsheets.com/math/multiplying-decimals-worksheet-horizontal" rel="nofollow">http://stemsheets.com/math/multiplying-decimals-worksheet-horizontal</a></p>

YOU NEED MORE STEPS and examples <br> <br>

Huh?

"Now, you must add the digits."<br><br>I am not seeing any addition in this particular step.

i dont understand.....

Cool

wow this is hard for me because im in 5th grade

Explain the *pundent* square for integers

*Huh*

My teacher taught me this for mulitpying and dividing integers. example one positive and one negative make a negative, just follow the chart.

I think it's COOL!

Thanks