# What is product of whole number?

The answer depend on the product of a whole number and WHAT! The answer can be another whole number, a rational number or an irrational number.

### What will happen to a whole number when it's multiplied by a fraction that is greater than 1?

The product will be a rational number whose absolute value is bigger than the absolute value of the whole number. The product will be a rational number whose absolute value is bigger than the absolute value of the whole number. The product will be a rational number whose absolute value is bigger than the absolute value of the whole number. The product will be a rational number whose absolute value is bigger than the absolute…

### If you multiply a non zero whole number by a decimal less than one would the product be less than or greater than the whole number?

It depends on the signs of the two numbers. The answer is tricky when at least one number is negative because you have to remember that "less than" means "farther to the left on the number line" and NOT "greater in magnitude". E.g. -20 is less than -4 because -20 is farther to the left even though its magnitude (absolute value) is greater. There are four possible cases: Whole number and decimal are both positive…