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Level 3-4 Numbers - Decimals - Adding and Subtracting
A pint of milk costs 76p. However, if you buy 3 pints of milk, you only pay for 2. How much is 3 pints of milk?

Level 3-4 Numbers - Decimals - Adding and Subtracting

Let's dive into the world of adding and subtracting - it's usually a breeze, right? But hold on, decimals can make it a bit tricky! In this KS3 Maths quiz, we're going to make adding and subtracting decimals a walk in the park for you. It's much easier than you think!

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1.
What is 75.3 - 3.18?
72.12
71.9
71.7
71.2
Remember to put a 0 after 75.3 if you're doing this calculation on paper
2.
A pint of milk costs 76p. However, if you buy 3 pints of milk, you only pay for 2. How much is 3 pints of milk?
76p
£1.52
£2.28
£2.75
76p = £0.76. 0.76 + 0.76 = £1.52
3.
George and Jake pay £4.25 each for a ticket to the circus. How much did they hand over?
£8.25
£8.40
£8.50
£8.75
£4.25 + £4.25
4.
A greyhound runs an average of 37.5mph. A hare runs an average of 44.7mph. How much faster can the hare run?
5.2
6.2
7.2
8.2
44.7 - 37.5 = 7.2. To check you have the correct answer, you can also write 37.5 + 7.2 = 44.7
5.
What is 0.5 + 1.8?
2
2.1
2.2
2.3
This is similar to 5 + 18 = 23. Just remember to replace the decimal point!
6.
What is 22.7 - 4.13 + 0.008?
17.76
18.441
18.5
18.578
If the numbers are different lengths, remember to line up the decimal points
7.
What is 783.76 - 2.13?
78.3
76.23
761.15
781.63
Line up the decimal points and use zeros!
8.
What is 37.89 + 24.11 - 18.09?
43.91
47.14
48.93
52.25
All the numbers have 2 numbers after the decimal point so there's no need to add any 0s this time
9.
Mick's test's results for the week are 4.8, 6.6 and 9.4. What is his total?
18.8
20.8
22.8
24.6
4 + 6 + 9 = 19 and 0.8 + 0.6 + 0.4 = 1.8. 1.8 + 19 = 20.8
10.
What is 0.5 + 1.18?
1.23
1.58
1.68
2.32
Remember to use zeros - 0.50
You can find more about this topic by visiting BBC Bitesize - How to add and subtract decimals

Author:  Frank Evans

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