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# Subtract Decimals Worksheet

## 8 problems

Decimals are that type of numbers, which has two parts - a whole number and the fractional part and these two are separated by a decimal point. The dot between the whole number and fractions part is called the decimal point. For example, 35.5 is a decimal number.

Here, 35 is a whole number part and 5 is the fractional part.

“.” is the decimal point.

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## Teaching Subtract Decimals Easily

• While subtracting decimals, one should subtract left side of decimal with left side of another decimal and vice versa..

• Finally, the subtraction of decimal will result into a decimal number only.

Here is an example to solve a question on subtracting a decimal number. Let’s look at the given example mentioned below to understand more about subtracting decimal numbers.

Q: Subtract 14.2 by 2.1

Step 1: . To divide 14.2, we will write like this:

14.2 - 2.1 = (14-2).(2 - 1) = 12.1

Step 2: Secondly,  14.2 is easily subtracted by 2.1 to get 12.1

## Why Should You Use a Subtracting Decimals Worksheet For Your students?

• Students can easily subtract decimal numbers using these worksheets.

You can download and print these super fun equations with subtract decimals worksheet  pdf from here for your students. You can also try our Subtract Decimals Problems and Subtract Decimals Quiz as well for a better understanding of the concepts.

## Teaching Subtract Decimals Easily

• While subtracting decimals, one should subtract left side of decimal with left side of another decimal and vice versa..

• Finally, the subtraction of decimal will result into a decimal number only.

Here is an example to solve a question on subtracting a decimal number. Let’s look at the given example mentioned below to understand more about subtracting decimal numbers.

Q: Subtract 14.2 by 2.1

Step 1: . To divide 14.2, we will write like this:

14.2 - 2.1 = (14-2).(2 - 1) = 12.1

Step 2: Secondly,  14.2 is easily subtracted by 2.1 to get 12.1

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