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Quiz : Type the difference obtained on subtracting the following decimals. 
1. 5.7 − 3.0
Answer: 2.757 − 30 = 27
There is 1 decimal place in the numbers being subtracted.
So the difference must have 1 decimal place.
Thus, 5.7 − 3.0 = 2.7 2. 71.5 − 41.1
Answer: 30.4 715 − 411 = 304
There is 1 decimal place in the numbers being subtracted.
So the difference must have 1 decimal place..
Thus, 71.5 − 41.1 = 30.4 3. 0.61 − 0.12
Answer: 0.4961 − 12 = 49
There are 2 decimal places in the numbers being subtracted.
So the difference must have 2 decimal places.
Thus, 0.61 − 0.12 = 0.49
4. 6.73 − 4.02
Answer: 2.71673 − 402 = 271
There are 2 decimal places in the numbers being subtracted.
So the difference must have 2 decimal places.
Thus, 6.73 − 4.02 = 2.71 5. 23.77 − 13.26
Answer: 10.512377 − 1326 = 1051
There are 2 decimal places in the numbers being subtracted.
So the difference must have 2 decimal places.
Thus, 23.77 − 13.26 = 10.51
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