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Practise Decimal Subtraction

In this worksheet, students practise subtraction of decimals.

'Practise Decimal Subtraction' 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, you must practise the subtraction of decimal numbers.

When adding or subtracting decimal numbers be sure to keep the numbers and the decimal point in the right columns.

 

Example

 

    17.3 - 9.42

 

 
- 1 7 . 3  0 (You can put 0 at the end, if you wish)
  9 . 4 2
    7 . 8 8

Try the following problem yourself.

59.44 − 31.22 =
 

Work out

 

15.39 − 1.57 =
 

Work out

 

64.52 − 60.3 =
 

Work out

 

93.69 − 7.91 =
 

Calculate

 

15.65 − 11.12 =
 

Calculate

 

59.69 − 49.2 =
 

Work out

 

96.98 − 14.02 =
 

Work out

 

75.11 − 58.01 =
 

What is....?

89.53 − 67.12 =
 

Work out

 

53.32 − 33.31 =
 
  • Question 1

Try the following problem yourself.

59.44 − 31.22 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
28.22
EDDIE SAYS
Make sure you line up the decimal points. This question shouldn\'t need to have any extra zeros as both numbers have the same amount of decimal places.
  • Question 2

Work out

 

15.39 − 1.57 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
13.82
EDDIE SAYS
Make sure you line up the decimal points. This question shouldn\'t need to have any extra zeros as both numbers have the same amount of decimal places.
  • Question 3

Work out

 

64.52 − 60.3 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
4.22
EDDIE SAYS
Make sure you line up the decimal points. This question will be easier if you add a zero to the end of 60.3 so they both have two decimal places
  • Question 4

Work out

 

93.69 − 7.91 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
85.78
EDDIE SAYS
Make sure you line up the decimal points. This question shouldn\'t need to have any extra zeros as both numbers have the same amount of decimal places.
  • Question 5

Calculate

 

15.65 − 11.12 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
4.53
EDDIE SAYS
Make sure you line up the decimal points. This question shouldn\'t need to have any extra zeros as both numbers have the same amount of decimal places.
  • Question 6

Calculate

 

59.69 − 49.2 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
10.49
EDDIE SAYS
Make sure you line up the decimal points. This question will be easier if you add a zero to the end of 49.2 so they both have two decimal places
  • Question 7

Work out

 

96.98 − 14.02 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
82.96
EDDIE SAYS
Make sure you line up the decimal points. This question shouldn\'t need to have any extra zeros as both numbers have the same amount of decimal places.
  • Question 8

Work out

 

75.11 − 58.01 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
17.1
17.10
EDDIE SAYS
Make sure you line up the decimal points. This question shouldn\'t need to have any extra zeros as both numbers have the same amount of decimal places.
  • Question 9

What is....?

89.53 − 67.12 =
 

CORRECT ANSWER
22.41
  • Question 10

Work out

 

53.32 − 33.31 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
20.01
EDDIE SAYS
Make sure you line up the decimal points. This question shouldn\'t need to have any extra zeros as both numbers have the same amount of decimal places.
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