# Explain that decimal numbers with tenths can be composed multiplicatively

I can explain that decimal numbers with tenths can be represented as multiplication.

# Explain that decimal numbers with tenths can be composed multiplicatively

I can explain that decimal numbers with tenths can be represented as multiplication.

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## Lesson details

### Key learning points

- A number of tenths can be represented as repeated addition and multiplication.
- Decimal numbers (tenths) greater than 1 can be represented as a multiplication equation with 0.1 as a factor.
- Decimal numbers (tenths) greater than one can be written as an improper fraction of tenths.

### Common misconception

Pupils write equations involving both addition and multiplication incorrectly.

Encourage pupils to match their equation to an image provided and be clear about where the numbers in their equation come from.

### Keywords

Decimal number - A decimal number has a decimal point followed by digits that show the fractional part.

Equation - An equation is used to show that one number, calculation or expression is equal to another.

Factor - Factors are numbers which divide exactly into another number.

Product - The product is the result of two or more numbers multiplied together.

### Licence

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