Subtracting 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.

What is the Difference Between the two Decimals?


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