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## Arithmetic

### Course: Arithmetic>Unit 12

Lesson 4: Subtracting decimals (tenths and hundredths)

# More advanced subtraction strategies with hundredths

This video explores the concept of subtracting decimals, specifically hundredths. It demonstrates different strategies for subtracting decimals, emphasizing the importance of understanding place value and the flexibility of breaking down numbers to make subtraction easier.

## Want to join the conversation?

• what does compute mean
• to calculate or reckon (a figure or amount).
• what does compute mean?
• *Does not dose, and compute means solve.
• If there is a question like 2-0.56. Then can you do 200 hundredths-56 hundredths?
• Yes, this method works because 2 is the same as 200 hundredths.
• What I do is I put the numbers one under the other and then I solve it. For me, this is the easiest way to do it.
Like this:
8.38-
4.54
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3.84
• Why does Sal say figure out the problem before he does? Like we are watching the video to understand it because we don't...
• to see if you can do it too and if you don't understand just continue the video so that you can understand it better
• i was wondering on how do i divide than add wouldn't the numbers be zero so what will be the reason to add to the problem if the problem is zero
• I’m 99% sure he meant to just basically break the number up and the answer won’t be 0
• am i bob