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?

Numbers - Decimals - Adding and Subtracting

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Adding and subtracting decimal numbers involves knowing what to do with the decimal point. It is just like normal addition and subtraction of numbers, except you have to remember to line up the decimal point and add zeros to make it easier.

See how you fare in the following Math quiz on the subject.

1.
What is 0.5 + 1.18?
1.23
1.58
1.68
2.32
Remember to use zeros - 0.50
2.
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
3.
What is 783.76 - 2.13?
78.3
76.23
761.15
781.63
Line up the decimal points and use zeros!
4.
What is 37.89 + 24.11 - 18.09?
43.91
47.14
48.93
52.25
5.
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
6.
What is 75.3 - 3.18?
72.12
71.9
71.7
71.2
7.
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
8.
What is 0.5 + 1.8?
2
2.1
2.2
2.3
9.
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
10.
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
Author:  Frank Evans

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