1.28 times 100 equals what?
We can use our knowledge of place value to help answer this question. What happens when we multiply 1.28 times 100? Well, we know that one times 100 is 100. And the one in 1.28 moves two places to the left, from the ones column to the
hundreds column. Two tenths becomes two tens or 20, and eight hundredths becomes eight ones. 1.28 multiplied by 100 equals 128.