Friday, 18 October 2013

T4 W2 Adding and Subtracting Decimals


Jaslyn, Danita, Jake, Bailey, Michael, Uk Hlei, Kenai, Aeran, Sean and Caleb

The test results are in and apparently all you need to complete your Year 8 addition and subtraction is a little more practice...

 LI adding and subtracting decimals. 

The good news is it is not that difficult if you have your standard written algorithm down, which you all do! So make sure you line up the numbers


so that the decimal point is matching. If you have a problem like


and you are all like "there are more numbers in the 1.97 :o", remember to transfer the place value across - as that 2.2 is also a 

With decimal problems they can go into "negative numbers", but you seem pretty confident with subtracting where the answer is less than 0, so have confidence in yourself and your knowledge. 

The practice for both addition and subtraction is at the following link

Click here

Once you feel confident enough for an exit strategy so you can work on the figure it out, come to me and you will need to get 4/5 correct to show you are capable of adding and subtracting decimals.

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