# Adding and subtracting decimals

7 videos

3 skills

Honestly, once you remember one very important rule, the rest of adding and subtracting decimals is a snap. That rule is to be sure and align your decimals first. In this tutorial, you'll get a chance to practice this with us and become fluent adding and subtracting decimals. Common Core Standard: 6.NS.B.3

### Adding decimals: example 2

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1:46 minutes

Let's practice another adding decimal problem. We'll do it together.

### Adding decimals: example 3

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2:45 minutes

We're adding 3 decimal numbers together in this example. Give it a try!

### Adding decimals 2

PRACTICE PROBLEMS

Add two numbers that are written to the tenths, hundredths, or thousandths place.

### Subtracting decimals example 1

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2:08 minutes

Just like when add, be sure you align decimals before subtracting.

### Subtracting decimals example 2

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2:06 minutes

In this example where we subtract decimals we do so up to the thousandths place. It's a little tricky, but not if we do it together.

### Subtracting decimals 2

PRACTICE PROBLEMS

### Adding decimals word problem

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1:33 minutes

Here's a simple word problem asking us to put our adding decimals skill to work. We sound like a broken record, but be sure and ALIGN DECIMALS.

### Adding and subtracting decimals word problem

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2:19 minutes

Let's get fancy and practice adding and subtracting decimals in the same word problem.

### Adding and subtracting decimals word problems

PRACTICE PROBLEMS