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Name: Decimals: Multiplication of Decimals
ID: m34963
Language: English (en)
Summary: This module is from Fundamentals of Mathematics by Denny Burzynski and Wade Ellis, Jr. This module discusses how to multiply decimals. By the end of the module students should understand the method used for multiplying decimals, be able to multiply decimals, be able to simplify a multiplication of a decimal by a power of 10 and understand how to use the word "of" in multiplication.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords: addition, Burzynski, decimals, division, Ellis, Fundamentals, Mathematics, multiplication, nonterminating divisions, subtraction
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Wade Ellis (, Denny Burzynski (
Copyright Holders: Wade Ellis (, Denny Burzynski (
Maintainers: Wade Ellis (, Denny Burzynski (, UniqU, LLC (, Math Editors (, Connexions (
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Latest version: 1.2 (history)
First publication date: Jul 9, 2010 9:49 pm -0500
Last revision to module: Aug 18, 2010 8:19 pm -0500


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Version History

Version: 1.2 Aug 18, 2010 8:19 pm -0500 by Collins Williamson
value added features added, metadata, accessibility, QA checks, links, and image sizing adjusted.

Version: 1.1 Aug 2, 2010 11:46 pm -0500 by Collins Williamson
initial publication

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