   Chapter 3, Problem 20AT ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305585447

#### Solutions

Chapter
Section ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305585447
Textbook Problem

# Perform the indicated operation for the following. 14.74     ×     15 _

To determine

To calculate: The product 14.74×15_.

Explanation

Given Information:

14.74×15_

Formula used:

To calculate product of the decimal numbers, follow steps shown below:

Step 1: Calculate the total number of digits after the decimal point in multiplier and multiplicand.

Step 2: Ignore the decimal point from the decimal numbers to make the decimal number a whole number and multiply.

Step 3: Put the decimal point back at the place where the total number digits after the decimal point is same as calculated in step one.

Calculation:

Consider the expression provided, 14.74×15_

Now, calculate the total number of digits after the decimal point in multiplier and multiplicand

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