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How to Subtract Numbers with Decimals

This is the second part of the Decimal Operations series and in this post, we are going to discuss subtraction of numbers with decimals.  This operation is very much the same with addition of decimals.

How to Subtract Numbers with Decimals

The rule in subtraction of decimals is the same with addition of decimals. First, position the numbers such that the decimal points are aligned. Then, add zeros to make the number of decimal places the same. Lastly, perform subtraction.

Example 1: 10.3 – 4.81

In the first example, we add 0 to the minuend 10.3 to make it 10.30. This way, we can subtract 1 from 0. Continue Reading