1988 AJHSME Problems/Problem 8
Betty used a calculator to find the product . She forgot to enter the decimal points. The calculator showed . If Betty had entered the decimal points correctly, the answer would have been
The decimal point of 0.075 is three away from what Betty punched in, and that of 2.56 is two away. The decimal point is therefore . units to the left of where it should be, so we would want .