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Q: How do you subtract a bigger decimal from a smaller decimal?

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Suppose you have two decimal numbers, A and B. If A - B > 0 then A is the bigger decimal, if A - B < 0 then B is the bigger decimal and if A - B = 0, neither is bigger.

My teacher taught us to subtract with decimal numbers.

You can either convert the decimal to a fraction and then subtract (3/4 - 0.5 = 3/4 - 2/4 = 1/4), OR you can convert the fraction to a decimal and then subtract (3/4 - 0.5 = 0.75 - 0.5 = 0.25).

0.61 is bigger.

Repeating decimal. * * * * * It depends on the numbers! For example, 0.6 < 0.66... < 0.67 By the first inequality the repeatiing decimal is bigger, by the second the terminating one is bigger.

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if you want to subtract a bigger number from a smaller one, first subtract smaller number from bigger one add negative sign in front of answer you got

You don't

You can subtract the bigger fraction by the smaller fraction and then put a minus sign in front of the answer.

You record the temperatures as decimal numbers and subtract the smaller from the larger.

The decimal would go left. For example: 18.0: Smaller: 1.8 Bigger: 180

You can subtract the second from the first and get a positive answer. So the first is bigger.

If you want to subtract a smaller number from a bigger number then just subtract. For example: 14 - 12 = 2 and etc. (more but it is going to be too long) 15 - 13 = 2 16 - 14 = 2

Subtract the smaller number from the bigger number.

7.5 is bigger than 5.77 but .5 is smaller than .77 so 5.77 has the bigger decimal than 7.5

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No a decimal is smaller than a whole number.

you subtract by lining your numbers and start from the ones place and continue going to the left

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