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Subtract Decimals using Place Value Strategies

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New York State Common Core Math Grade 5, Module 1, Lesson 10

Lesson 10 Concept Development

Problem 1
5 tenths - 3 tenths
7 ones 5 thousandths - 2 ones 3 thousandths
9 hundreds 5 hundredths - 3 hundredths

Problems 2 - 3
83 tenths - 6.4
9.2 - 6 ones 4 tenths
Lesson 10 Homework

1. Subtract. You may use a place value chart.

a. 9 tenths – 3 tenths = ___________ tenth

2. Solve using the standard algorithm.

a. 1.8 – 0.9 = ________

1. Subtract. You may use a place value chart.
d. 56 thousandths – 23 thousandths = ____thousandths

= ______ hundredths _____ thousandths

3. Solve.
c. 24 tenths – 1 one 3 tenths
5. A clipboard costs $2.23. It costs $0.58 more than a notebook. Lisa buys two clipboards and one notebook, and paid with a ten dollar bill. Use a tape diagram with calculations to show her change.

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