# How can you check the answer to a decimal multiplication problem?

In our everyday life, we have come across various instances where we have to use the multiplication operation on two numbers out of which at least one or both are decimal numbers.

## Answer: Apply division operation to check the answer to a decimal multiplication problem.

Multiplication of decimals follows the same steps as that of multiplication of the whole numbers, except for the placement of the decimal point in the product.

**Explanation :**

To check the answer to a decimal multiplication problem, you can divide the product with one of the decimal numbers. If the answer is equal to the other number, then your answer is correct.