What happens when...?
What happens when you multiply a number by a number less than 1? Consider all cases. (How do you know you have considered ALL cases?)
In general, what happens when you multiply a whole number by 0.05? In general, what happens when you multiply a whole number by 0.48?
In general, what happens when you multiply a whole number by 0.9?
(Reprinted with permission from Developing Number Sense in the Middle Grades, Addenda Series Grades 58,
copyright 1991 by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. All rights reserved.)
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