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## Arithmetic Homework Help : Decimal Subtraction Worksheet / Test Paper Quiz Review

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

1.    6.2
− 3.6
62 − 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
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
73 − 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
360 − 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