# Designate the Decimal

Your child knows how to multiply three numbers to get a product, but what if two of those numbers are decimals?

## What You Need:

- Calculator
- Pencil and paper

## What You and Your Child Will Do:

After you present each one of the following problems, let your child use either a calculator or paper and a pencil to solve them.

- I am thinking of three numbers with a product of 45.

Two of the numbers are 4 and 1.5.

The other number is a decimal.

Designate the other decimal.

**Answer:**7.5 - I am thinking of three numbers with a product of 12.5.

Two of the numbers are 2 and 2.5.

The other number is a decimal.

Designate the other decimal.

**Answer:**2.5 - I am thinking of three numbers with a product of 90.

Two of the numbers are 2.5 and 2.5.

The other number is a decimal.

Designate the other decimal.

**Answer:**14.4