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SUBTRACTING DECIMALS #11

Directions:  Find the difference of the following decimals by rewriting the problem with your decimal points lined up.  If necessary, use zeroes to hold your place values.

Examples:         2.35 - 0.7         becomes           2.35                 and       3.054 - 2.1       becomes           3.054

-   0.70                                                                         -   2.100

1.65                                                                             0.954

Original Problem        Rewritten Problem             Original Problem                      Rewritten Problem

1)         4.15 - 0.2                                 4.15                                   2)      3.110 - 1.2                            3.110

-    0.20                                                                                    -    1.200

3)         5.25 - 0.4                                 5.25                                   4)      6.011 - 3.1                            6.011

-    0.40                                                                                    -    3.100

5)         5.75- 2.9                                  5.75                                   6)      8.24 - 1.4                              8.24

-    2.90                                                                                    -    1.40

7)         6.39 - 0.8                                 6.39                                   8)      8.017 - 2.2                            8.017

-    0.80                                                                                    -    2.200

9)         5.0 - 2.3                                   5.0                                     10)    6.453 - 0.2                            6.453

-    2.3                                                                                      -    0.200

11)       3 - 2.100                                  3.000                                 12)    7.007 - 5.6                            7.007

-    2.100                                                                                  -    5.600