Multiplying Decimal Numbers
For multiplying two decimal numbers:
1Multiply as if they were integers.
2 The product is a decimal number that has a number of decimal places equal to the sum of the number of decimal places of the two factors.
46.562 · 38.6
Multiplying by the Unit Followed by Zeros
To multiply a number by a unit followed by zeros, move the decimal point to the right as many places as there are zeros in the unit.