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Multiplying and Dividing Decimals Practice Questions

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Updated on Oct 4, 2011

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Multiplying and Dividing Decimals Practice Questions

Practice

Multiply these decimals.

  1. 0.01 × 0.6
  2. 3.1 × 4
  3. 0.1 × 0.2
  4. 15 × 0.21
  5. 0.875 × 8
  6. 78.2 × 0.0412
  7. 2.5 × 0.0034
  8. 10 × 3.64
  9. 100 × 0.01765
  10. 1,000 × 38.71

Divide.

Decimal Word Problems

The following are word problems involving decimal multiplication and division.

  1. Jeff runs an average mile in 7.3 minutes when he exercises after work. How many miles has he run after 42 minutes, rounded to the nearest tenth?
  2. Working at an assembly plant, Audrey made 326 items in five days. How many items did she average per day?
  3. With the cost of flour at $4.25 per pound, how much do 3.4 pounds cost, rounded to the nearest cent?
  4. Eva worked 37.5 hours last week and earned $324.48.How much did she make per hour, rounded to the nearest cent?
  5. A cardboard box can hold a total of 26 pounds. If a bottle of lotion weighs 0.4 pounds, how many bottles can the box hold?
  6. If gasoline costs $3.92 per gallon, and filling up a car's tank costs $49.00, how many gallons does the tank hold?
  7. At $7.00 per pound, how many pounds of coffee can you get for $3.15?

Solutions

  1. 0.006
  2. 12.4
  3. 0.02
  4. 31.5
  5. 7 or 7.000
  6. 3.22184
  7. 0.0085
  8. 36.4
  9. 1.765
  10. 38,710
  11. 0.2
  12. 12.8
  13. 1.45
  14. 4.7
  15. 404
  16. 34
  17. 64,000
  18. 23.4375
  19. 19.96
  20. 0.83174
  21. 5.8
  22. 65.2
  23. $14.45
  24. $8.65
  25. 65
  26. 12.5
  27. 0.45
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