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Quiz : Type the difference obtained on subtracting the following decimals. 
1. 5.8 − 1.2 Answer: 4.658 − 12 = 46
There is 1 decimal place in the numbers being subtracted.
So the difference must have 1 decimal place.
Thus, 5.8 − 1.2 = 4.6
2. 55.5 − 23.9 Answer: 31.6 555 − 239 = 316
There is 1 decimal place in the numbers being subtracted.
So the difference must have 1 decimal place..
Thus, 55.5 − 23.9 = 31.6
3. 0.72 − 0.49 Answer: 0.2372 − 49 = 23
There are 2 decimal places in the numbers being subtracted.
So the difference must have 2 decimal places.
Thus, 0.72 − 0.49 = 0.23
4. 4.68 − 1.24 Answer: 3.44468 − 124 = 344
There are 2 decimal places in the numbers being subtracted.
So the difference must have 2 decimal places.
Thus, 4.68 − 1.24 = 3.44
5. 48.09 − 27.36 Answer: 20.734809 − 2736 = 2073
There are 2 decimal places in the numbers being subtracted.
So the difference must have 2 decimal places.
Thus, 48.09 − 27.36 = 20.73
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