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Adding Three Decimal Numbers

In this worksheet, students practise adding together three decimal numbers - ensuring that the decimal points are in line before carrying out a column addition.

'Adding Three Decimal Numbers' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Problems with Decimal Places

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

In this worksheet, we will learn how to add three numbers with decimals.

Pile of apples 

 

Example:

Find the total of:

7582.9 + 838.4 + 7390.8

 

Answer:

The most important step is to line up the decimal points, before carrying out a column addition. Remember to exchange numbers if columns add to 10 or more (shown in red).

 

Adding with decimals

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