0.38⋅140.38⋅14 size 12{0 "." "38" cdot { {1} over {4} } } {}. Convert both numbers to decimals or both numbers to fractions. We’ll convert to decimals.

.25
4 1.00
8
̲
20
20
̲
0
.25
4 1.00
8
̲
20
20
̲
0

To convert
1414 size 12{ { {1} over {4} } } {} to a decimal, divide 1 by 4.

Now multiply 0.38 and .25.

.3
4
1
8
×
.25
̲
190
76
̲
.0950
.3
4
1
8
×
.25
̲
190
76
̲
.0950

Thus,
0.38⋅14=0.0950.38⋅14=0.095 size 12{0 "." "38" cdot { {1} over {4} } =0 "." "095"} {}.

In the problems that follow, the conversions from fraction to decimal, or decimal to fraction, and some of the additions, subtraction, multiplications, and divisions will be left to you.

Comments:"Used as supplemental materials for developmental math courses."