How do you multiply 0.98 x 0.23?
#0 .98* 0.23#
You multiply decimal the same way you would multiply whole numbers. But we do have the be careful with the decimals. So we count the number of places we have behind the decimal point in the two numbers we're multiplying.
In this case we have four decimal places in the two numbers that we're multiplying. So we need that many decimal places to the right side of the decimal in our answer.
And so the answer is,