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-to add or subtract decimals, line up the decimal points

-add or subtract the same way you do with whole numbers

ex: 12.4




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Q: How do you add or subtract decimals?
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How do you add and subtract decimals?

How To Add/Subtract DecimalsTo add decimals you HAVE TO LINE UP THE DECIMAL POINTS and then add the numbers up (Tip: when your first starting if the decimals don't go to the same place value you can add as may zeros at the END of the decimal. This does NOT change the place value)After you have added up the digits you "drop" the decimal point down.Example 105.43+23.4=?105.43+23.40-----------128.83To subtract decimals it's the same thing as adding YOU MUST LINE UP THE DECIMALS. You would subtract as you normally would.You would then "drop" down the decimal point.Example 109.783-43.39=?109.783-43.390----------66.393

How do you add and subtract decimal models?

you add and subtract decimals by writing down your number and then line up your decimal's.yourwelcome kinda smart for a math problem like that huh?

What is the definition of subtracting decimals?

You subtract decimals together.

How do you add or subtract decimal?

how do we add or subtract decimal? its the same thing as using regular subraction and addition. Example: 12.4 +8.1 ______ =20.5 The same in subtraction! Just keep the decimals alligned!

How to subtract decimals?

You line up the decimals and simply subtract. Below is an example. 2.989-1.989= 2.989 1.989 --------- 1.000

Does decrease mean to add or subtract?


What do you do when you add or subtract decimals?

Adding and subtracting decimals is easy. When you put the numbers one above the other, line up the decimals vertically and treat as you would any whole number just keep the decimals in line and bring it straight down to your answer.

How do you subtract 151.6-44.85?


How does a place value chart help you add and subtract decimals?

Place Value Charts help you because they put the decimal in the right place.

Does how many mean add or subtract?

does how many mean add or subtract

How do you add and subtract integers with decimals?

The same as integers without decimals. Just make sure the decimals are directly above and below one another. Use zeros as placeholders if you don't have enough numbers, that is, if one decimal is longer than the other.

Does how many more mean add or subtract?

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How is adding and subtracting decimals similar to and different from adding and subtracting whole numbers?

You write down the numbers you want to add and subtract, making sure the decimal points are aligned. Then, you add (or subtract) EXACTLY as you would add or subtract integers. The decimal point in the solution should be aligned with the decimal points in the original numbers.

What happens when you add and subtract energy?

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Sum is to add as what is to subtract?

When you add, your answer is the sum.When you subtract, your answer is the difference.

How do you subtract with decimal?

Its easy, dont worry about the decimal and do regular subtraction and at the end just add the decimal right under all the other decimals.

How do you add and subtract like denominator?

You add or subtract only the numerators

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What do you have to add to subtract a rational number?

You have to add the additive inverse. To subtract q, you add -q.

Does difference mean add or subtract?


How much will you have left add or subtract?


What is the definition of adding decimals?

To add the two decimals together