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Arithmetic Homework Help : Decimal Subtraction

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Quiz : Type the difference obtained on subtracting the following decimals.

1.    5.0
− 1.8
Answer: 3.2
50 − 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: 0.49
82 − 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: 4.99
740 − 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: 42.60
7859 − 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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