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Subtract Numbers with One Decimal Place (1)

In this worksheet, students subtract a mix of whole numbers decimals with one decimal place. Two methods are shown.

'Subtract Numbers with One Decimal Place (1)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:  Decimals

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, children must subtract decimals with one decimal place.

 

Example

Find out the difference.

5.1 - 2.4 = ___

 

Answer

Number Line Method

Look at the number line.

Start at 5.1 and move back two units to get to 3.1.

Then subtract 4 tenths to get to 2.7

The answer is 2.7

 

Column Subtraction Method

Set out a column subtraction and start subtracting at the right-hand tenths end.  

Notice that we need to borrow from the units column.

 

 

 

The answer is 2.7

Find out the difference.

2.3 - 1.6 = __

Find out the difference.

7.8 - 3 = __

Find out the difference.

8.8 - 5.6 = __

Find out the difference.

9.1 - 7 = __

Find out the difference.

6.9 - 5 = __

Find out the difference.

5.6 - 4.2 = __

Find out the difference.

4 - 1.3 = __

Find out the difference.

6.8 - 5.3 = __

Find out the difference.

7.9 - 7.7 = __

Find out the difference.

9.7 - 4.9 = __

  • Question 1

Find out the difference.

2.3 - 1.6 = __

CORRECT ANSWER
0.7
  • Question 2

Find out the difference.

7.8 - 3 = __

CORRECT ANSWER
4.8
  • Question 3

Find out the difference.

8.8 - 5.6 = __

CORRECT ANSWER
3.2
  • Question 4

Find out the difference.

9.1 - 7 = __

CORRECT ANSWER
2.1
  • Question 5

Find out the difference.

6.9 - 5 = __

CORRECT ANSWER
1.9
  • Question 6

Find out the difference.

5.6 - 4.2 = __

CORRECT ANSWER
1.4
  • Question 7

Find out the difference.

4 - 1.3 = __

CORRECT ANSWER
2.7
  • Question 8

Find out the difference.

6.8 - 5.3 = __

CORRECT ANSWER
1.5
  • Question 9

Find out the difference.

7.9 - 7.7 = __

CORRECT ANSWER
0.2
  • Question 10

Find out the difference.

9.7 - 4.9 = __

CORRECT ANSWER
4.8
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