Subtract Decimal Numbers

Subtract Decimal Numbers

Add Whole Numbers Subtract Whole Numbers Multiply Whole Numbers Divide Whole Numbers
Add Fractions Subtract Fractions Multiply Fractions Divide Fractions
Add Decimal Numbers Subtract Decimal Numbers Multiply Decimal Numbers Divide Decimal Numbers
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Subtraction of Decimals

Decimals are fractional numbers. The decimal 0.3 is the same as 3/10. The number 0.78 is a decimal that represents 78/100.

Subtracting Decimals is just like subtracting other numbers.

Always line up the decimal points when subtracting decimals.

Remember to put the decimal point in the proper place in your answer.



Calculator Practice

Subtracting decimal numbers is a task everyone does daily. Practice without a pencil and scratch paper builds brain connections. The exercises given are intended to be used as a learning tool to improve mathematical manipulation, and also as practice in the accurate use of a calculator.

Find a practice worksheet HERE.

Find audio support HERE.


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