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### Unit 3: Lesson 1

Subtracting decimals intro

# Subtracting decimals

We'll start with simple problems like 0.9 - 0.8 and build to more complex problems like 12.6 - 8.89.
The problems go from easy to more difficult, and along the way there are examples and explanations in case you get stuck. If you get confused, just think of it as a chance to learn!
Let's start by subtracting tenths.

## Problem set 1:

Problem 1a
0, point, 8, minus, 0, point, 6, equals

Beautiful! Let's move on to problems with whole numbers and tenths.

## Problem set 2:

Problem 2a
1, point, 5, minus, 1, point, 2, equals

Excellent! Let's move on to work with some larger numbers.

## Problem set 3:

Problem 3a
12, point, 3, minus, 2, equals

Rockin'! Let's move on to some more difficult problems with whole numbers and tenths.

## Problem set 4:

Problem 4a
9, minus, 4, point, 9, equals

Cool! Now let's subtract hundredths.

## Problem set 5:

Problem 5a
0, point, 64, minus, 0, point, 41, equals

Great! Let's move on to problems with whole numbers, tenths, and hundredths.

## Problem set 6:

Problem 6a
0, point, 53, minus, 0, point, 4, equals

Rockin'! Now we're ready to use bigger numbers.

## Problem set 7:

Problem 7a
44, point, 83, minus, 32, equals

Sweet! Let's finish with some more challenging problems.

## Problem set 8:

Problem 8a
9, minus, 6, point, 35, equals