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Teaching Mathematical Concepts

Basic Number Facts and Operations

Collaborative and Inclusive Strategies

The Personal Perspective of Abraham Nemeth

The procedure required for addition and subtraction of numbers with decimals is similar to those described above. The decimal point (dots 4-6) must be positioned correctly in the problem, following the conventions established in printed mathematics. No other variances from the above procedures are required.

#3. 16.423.940.3ans. = 40.3

An example of subtraction of numbers with decimals follows.

#4. 3.421.791.63ans. = 1.63