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when you subtract decimals how do you line it up for example 6.2 - 5.984

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  1. anonymous
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    line up the decimal points 6.2 - 5.984 6. 200 - 5.984 ------ 0.216

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    ty

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    Make both number have the same number of decimal places Here 6.2 has only one decimal place while 5.984 has three decimal places. So 6.2 has to be made up to 3 decimal places 6.2 = 6.200 Now you can perform the subtraction 6.200 - 5.984 and the digits will be properly lined up

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