# Math Help - decimal problem

1. ## decimal problem

Suppose you multiply a decimal number that has 2 digits to the right of its decimal point by a decimal number that has 4 digits to the right of its decimal point. Explain why you put the decimal point 2+4 places from the end of the product calcualted without the decimal points.

2. Originally Posted by recca
Suppose you multiply a decimal number that has 2 digits to the right of its decimal point by a decimal number that has 4 digits to the right of its decimal point. Explain why you put the decimal point 2+4 places from the end of the product calcualted without the decimal points.