Adding and Subtracting Decimals

Contributor: Alison Weiss. Lesson ID: 10948

What's the point of a decimal point besides making addition and subtraction harder? A musical video and some online practice (and some coins) will show you just how easy and practical decimals can be!



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Ever have trouble adding and subtracting numbers with decimals? Watch this musical Adding and Subtracting Decimals video and complete this lesson to see how it's done!

Adding and subtracting with decimals can be more challenging than adding and subtracting whole numbers, but with a little practice, you should be able to add and subtract any decimal number!

Read through this great page on, called Adding and Subtracting Decimals

Move on to the Got it? section to practice what you have learned!

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