Decimal Subtraction Worksheets
How to Subtract Decimal Values-
Out of all four arithmetic operations, applying the addition and subtraction on decimal values is the easiest. Adding or subtracting decimal values is much similar to that when adding or subtracting whole numbers, all you need to take care of is the decimal point.
To get a grab of subtraction of decimal values, we can use an example and learn subtraction of decimal values through it. Example: Subtract 34.32 from 56.45.You can write this subtraction sum as a vertical sum;
Once you have written the subtraction sum into a vertical sum by carefully placing each of the digits in their rightful places, you can proceed with the subtraction. Make sure you place the decimal point right below the decimal point in the sum;
If positioning the decimal at the right place is a struggle for you, there is another method you can use to place the decimal point at its accurate position. If the number of digits in both the numbers is the same, you place the decimal point after the same number of digits in the answer. If the number of digits after the decimal point in two values is not the same, you take the number with higher number of digits after the decimal value to accurately place the decimal point in the answer.
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