# Adding decimals

CCSS Math: 5.NBT.B.7

Start with simple problems like 0.2 + 0.4 and build to more complex problems like 10.3 + 36.75.

This article is designed to help you learn how to add decimals by letting you jump in and give it a try without being shown how to do it first.

The problems go from easier to more difficult, and along the way, there are examples and explanations for the times you get stuck. You'll learn the most if you look at the times you're confused as chances to learn!

Let's start by adding two tenths together.

# Section 1: Adding tenths less than one

Beautiful, let's move on to problems with whole numbers and tenths.

# Section 2: Adding whole numbers and tenths

Excellent, next up are problems where both numbers have a whole number and a tenth.

# Section 3: Adding tenths greater than one

Rockin'! Let's move on to adding hundredths.

# Section 4: Adding hundredths

Sweet, now we're ready to solve problems with hundredths, tenths, and whole numbers.

# Section 5: Adding whole numbers, tenths, and hundredths

Great, let's finish with a few more challenging problems.