This Self-Learning Module (SLM) is prepared so that you, our dear learners, can continue your studies and learn while at home. Activities, questions, directions, exercises, and discussions are carefully stated for you to understand each lesson.
Each SLM is composed of different parts. Each part shall guide you step-by-step as you discover and understand the lesson prepared for you.
Pre-tests are provided to measure your prior knowledge on lessons in each SLM. This will tell you if you need to proceed on completing this module or if you need to ask your facilitator or your teacher’s assistance for better understanding of the lesson. At the end of each module, you need to answer the post-test to self-check your learning. Answer keys are provided for each activity and test. We trust that you will be honest in using these.
Please use this module with care. Do not put unnecessary marks on any part of this SLM. Use a separate sheet of paper in answering the exercises and tests. And read the instructions carefully before performing each task.
If you have any questions in using this SLM or any difficulty in answering the tasks in this module, do not hesitate to consult your teacher or facilitator.
In this module, you are going to test your ability to understand multiplying decimals with factors of up to 2 decimal places. Remember that in multiplying decimal numbers, we multiply the numbers the way we multiply whole numbers and then we count the number of decimal places in the factors.
This module comprises two lessons: the first one is multiplying decimals with factors having 1 decimal place, and the second lesson is multiplying decimals with factors having 2 decimal places.
After going through this module, you are expected to:
1. state the steps in multiplying decimals;
2. perform the indicated operation with utmost accuracy; and
3. multiply decimals with factors up to 2 decimal places.