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...

**Signing Up**

## Step 1: Table

Set out a rectangle like this:

(The dots are decimal points)

(The diagonal lines are important)

## Step 2: Tens

(If the product of the two numbers is less than 10, leave this half blank)

Very interesting, thanks for sharing this technique. This website has some multiplying decimals worksheets to practice with: http://stemsheets.com/math/multiplying-decimals-worksheet-horizontal

I am not seeing any addition in this particular step.