# Multiplying decimals (no standard algorithm)

CCSS Math: 5.NBT.B.7

We'll start with simple problems like 0.9 x 0.2 and build to more complex problems like 3.4 x 6.1.

In this article, you'll learn how to multiply decimals by jumping in and giving it a try without being shown how to do it first.

The problems go from easier to more difficult. Along the way there are examples and explanations to help you out if you get stuck. If you get a little confused, just think of it as a chance to learn!

Let's start by multiplying two tenths together.

### Problem set 1:

Beautiful, let's move on to multiplying whole numbers by tenths and hundredths.

### Problem set 2:

Great, let's finish with a few more challenging problems.