Flashcards in Arithmetic - Decimals Deck (4)

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## decimals

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a collection of digits after a period is called a decimal fraction

Example: 0.609 = 609/10x10x10 = 609/1000

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## adding decimals

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Line the decimals up:

1.452

+1.3

"Pad" with zeros:

1.452

+1.300

Add:

1.452

+1.300

2.752

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## subtracting decimals

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Line the decimals up:

7.368

-1.15

"Pad" with zeros:

7.368

-1.150

Subtract:

7.368

-1.150

6.218

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