Multiply Decimals by a Whole - 5th Grade Math

Extend multiplication to multiplying a decimal number by a whole. Multiplication by a whole is just a special case of multiplication of two decimal numbers. The key concept that the students need to master is the placement of the decimal point in the product. Multiply Decimals by a Whole Worksheet starts off with problem involving visual models, to help students visualize the concept.

Common Core Alignment

5.NBT.7Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used.