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Quiz : Type the difference obtained on subtracting the following decimals. 
1. 5.0 − 1.8 Answer: 3.250 − 18 = 32
There is 1 decimal place in the numbers being subtracted.
So the difference must have 1 decimal place.
Thus, 5.0 − 1.8 = 3.2
2. 84.4 − 48.4 Answer: 36.0 844 − 484 = 360
There is 1 decimal place in the numbers being subtracted.
So the difference must have 1 decimal place..
Thus, 84.4 − 48.4 = 36.0
3. 0.82 − 0.33 Answer: 0.4982 − 33 = 49
There are 2 decimal places in the numbers being subtracted.
So the difference must have 2 decimal places.
Thus, 0.82 − 0.33 = 0.49
4. 7.4 − 2.41 Answer: 4.99740 − 241 = 499
There are 2 decimal places in the numbers being subtracted.
So the difference must have 2 decimal places.
Thus, 7.4 − 2.41 = 4.99
5. 78.59 − 35.99 Answer: 42.607859 − 3599 = 4260
There are 2 decimal places in the numbers being subtracted.
So the difference must have 2 decimal places.
Thus, 78.59 − 35.99 = 42.60
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