# Practise Decimal Subtraction

In this worksheet, students practise subtraction of decimals.

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Four Operations for All Numbers

Difficulty level:

### 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 =
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 =
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 =
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 =
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 =
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 =
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 =
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 =
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 =

22.41
• Question 10

Work out

53.32 − 33.31 =
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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