# Chapter 4: Multiplication and Division of Decimals

Difficulty Level:

**At Grade**Created by: CK-12

### Introduction

In this chapter, students will engage with the following concepts: how to multiply decimals and whole numbers, the distributive property, how to multiply and divide decimals by whole numbers, how to multiply decimal powers of ten, how to divide by decimals, metric units of mass and capacity, and how to convert metric units.

Chapter Outline

- 4.1.
## Multiplication of Decimals and Whole Numbers

- 4.2.
## Estimating Decimal Multiplication

- 4.3.
## Properties of Multiplication in Decimal Operations

- 4.4.
## Expressions for the Product of a Number and a Sum

- 4.5.
## Distributive Property

- 4.6.
## Mental Math to Evaluate Products

- 4.7.
## Distributive Property to Evaluate Formulas with Decimals

- 4.8.
## Area Models for Decimal Multiplication

- 4.9.
## Decimal Multiplication

- 4.10.
## Division of Decimals by Whole Numbers

- 4.11.
## Decimal Quotients Using Zero Placeholders

- 4.12.
## Decimal Rounding and Division

- 4.13.
## Mental Math to Multiply by Powers of Ten

- 4.14.
## Mental Math to Divide by Powers of Ten

- 4.15.
## Scientific Notation Values

- 4.16.
## Division of Decimals by Decimals

- 4.17.
## Equivalent Metric Units of Mass

- 4.18.
## Equivalent Metric Units of Capacity

- 4.19.
## Appropriate Metric Units of Mass or Capacity

- 4.20.
## Conversions of Length, Mass, Capacity in Metric Units

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This chapter covers: how to multiply decimals and whole numbers, the distributive property, how to multiply and divide decimals by whole numbers, how to multiply decimal powers of ten, how to divide by decimals, metric units of mass and capacity, and how to convert metric units.

Date Created:

Dec 03, 2015
Last Modified:

Jun 23, 2016
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