If the price of one meter of cloth is LE, what is the cost of 5.4 meters of cloth?
To find the total cost, multiply the price per meter by the length of the cloth: per m .
To multiply decimals, first ignore the decimal point in both numbers and multiply.
To place the decimal point, count the number of decimal places in the factors. The number of decimal places in the product is equal to that sum. The sum of the decimal places in these factors is 3, so place the decimal point in the product 3 places from the right: 87.750. We can drop the zero at the end of the decimal number, so the total cost is .