# Lesson Guide in Elementary Mathematics: Rational Numbers – Multiplication of Decimals

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Published on 2011 September 28th

Description
This is a Lesson Guide in Elementary Mathematics. It contains lessons that focus on rational numbers dealing on multiplication of decimals. It helps develop learner's skill in multiplying decimals and whole numbers and solving problems involving decimals.
Objective
To develop in students the ability to:
1. Estimate products of whole numbers and decimals.
2. Multiply up to 3- digit factors by 1- to 2- digit factors of whole number and decimals with or without regrouping and with zero difficulty.
3. Multiplying mixed decimals by mixed decimals with hundredths.
4. Multiply mentally decimals by 0.1, 0.01, 0.001.
5. Apply the different properties of multiplication to compute for the product mentally.
6. Solve word problems involving multiplication of decimals including money.
7. Solve 2- to 3- step word problems involving addition, subtraction and multiplication of decimals including money.

#### Curriculum Information

 Education Type K to 12 Grade Level Grade 6 Learning Area Mathematics Content/Topic Numbers and Number Sense Intended Users Educators Competencies Multiplies decimals and mixed decimals with factors up to 2 decimal places Multiplies mentally decimals up to 2 decimals places by 01 00110 and 100 Solves routine and nonroutine problems involving multiplication of decimals and mixed decimals including money using appropriate problem solving strategies Creates problems with reasonable answers involving division without or with any of the other operations of decimals mixed decimals and whole numbers including money