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Quiz : Type the difference obtained on subtracting the following decimals. 
1. 6.2 − 3.6
Answer: 2.662 − 36 = 26
There is 1 decimal place in the numbers being subtracted.
So the difference must have 1 decimal place.
Thus, 6.2 − 3.6 = 2.6 2. 78.8 − 47.2
Answer: 31.6 788 − 472 = 316
There is 1 decimal place in the numbers being subtracted.
So the difference must have 1 decimal place..
Thus, 78.8 − 47.2 = 31.6 3. 0.73 − 0.35
Answer: 0.3873 − 35 = 38
There are 2 decimal places in the numbers being subtracted.
So the difference must have 2 decimal places.
Thus, 0.73 − 0.35 = 0.38
4. 3.6 − 2.48
Answer: 1.12360 − 248 = 112
There are 2 decimal places in the numbers being subtracted.
So the difference must have 2 decimal places.
Thus, 3.6 − 2.48 = 1.12 5. 28.80 − 12.87
Answer: 15.932880 − 1287 = 1593
There are 2 decimal places in the numbers being subtracted.
So the difference must have 2 decimal places.
Thus, 28.80 − 12.87 = 15.93
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