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Quiz : Type the difference obtained on subtracting the following decimals. 
1. 4.0 − 2.4
Answer: 1.640 − 24 = 16
There is 1 decimal place in the numbers being subtracted.
So the difference must have 1 decimal place.
Thus, 4.0 − 2.4 = 1.6 2. 85.1 − 35.2
Answer: 49.9 851 − 352 = 499
There is 1 decimal place in the numbers being subtracted.
So the difference must have 1 decimal place..
Thus, 85.1 − 35.2 = 49.9 3. 0.43 − 0.26
Answer: 0.1743 − 26 = 17
There are 2 decimal places in the numbers being subtracted.
So the difference must have 2 decimal places.
Thus, 0.43 − 0.26 = 0.17
4. 7.04 − 4.6
Answer: 2.44704 − 460 = 244
There are 2 decimal places in the numbers being subtracted.
So the difference must have 2 decimal places.
Thus, 7.04 − 4.6 = 2.44 5. 88.18 − 47.32
Answer: 40.868818 − 4732 = 4086
There are 2 decimal places in the numbers being subtracted.
So the difference must have 2 decimal places.
Thus, 88.18 − 47.32 = 40.86
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