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# How do you subtract 279.1-3.102?

Updated: 9/17/2023 Wiki User

13y ago

282.202 Tom Schmidt

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13y ago

You have to write the numbers one beneath the other, and align the decimal point, thusly: 279.100 - 3.102 Note: 279.100 is the same as 279.1. I added the zeroes for clarity, but you don't even need to write them. Then you do the subtraction just as you are accustomed to do with whole numbers.

You have to write the numbers one beneath the other, and align the decimal point, thusly: 279.100 - 3.102 Note: 279.100 is the same as 279.1. I added the zeroes for clarity, but you don't even need to write them. Then you do the subtraction just as you are accustomed to do with whole numbers.

You have to write the numbers one beneath the other, and align the decimal point, thusly: 279.100 - 3.102 Note: 279.100 is the same as 279.1. I added the zeroes for clarity, but you don't even need to write them. Then you do the subtraction just as you are accustomed to do with whole numbers.

You have to write the numbers one beneath the other, and align the decimal point, thusly: 279.100 - 3.102 Note: 279.100 is the same as 279.1. I added the zeroes for clarity, but you don't even need to write them. Then you do the subtraction just as you are accustomed to do with whole numbers.   Wiki User

13y ago

You have to write the numbers one beneath the other, and align the decimal point, thusly: 279.100 - 3.102 Note: 279.100 is the same as 279.1. I added the zeroes for clarity, but you don't even need to write them. Then you do the subtraction just as you are accustomed to do with whole numbers.   Earn +20 pts  