#### Solved Examples and Worksheet for Subtracting Decimals to Hundredths

Q1Find the difference between 21.4 and 9.2.
A. 15.2
B. 16.2
C. 12.2
D. 14.2

Step: 1
21.4 - 9.2
[Write an expression.]
Step: 2
 21.4 [Align the decimal points.] - 9.2 12.2 [Subtract.]
Step: 3
The difference is 12.2.
Correct Answer is :   12.2
Q2Find the difference between 25.6 and 6.4.
A. 19.2
B. 20.2
C. 22.2
D. 21.2

Step: 1
25.6 - 6.4
[Expression from the data.]
Step: 2
 25.6 [Align the decimal points.] - 6.4 19.2 [Subtract]
Step: 3
The difference is 19.2.
Correct Answer is :   19.2
Q3Solve: 209.42 - 9.21

A. 202.21
B. 201.21
C. 203.21
D. 200.21

Step: 1
209.42 - 9.21
[Original expression.]
Step: 2
 209.42 [Align the decimal points.] - 9.21 200.21 [Subtract.]
Correct Answer is :   200.21
Q4Subtract 2.4 from 151.2.
A. 151.8
B. 149.8
C. 150.8
D. 148.8

Step: 1

151.2
- 2.4
...........
148.8
...........

[Line up the decimal points.]
[Subtract.]
Step: 2
151.2 - 2.4 = 148.8.
Correct Answer is :   148.8
Q5Find.
78.14 - 6.44

A. 61.7
B. 72.7
C. 71.7
D. 70.7

Step: 1
78.14 - 6.44
[Original expression.]
Step: 2

78.14
- 6.44
...........
71.70
...........

[Align decimal points.]
[Subtract.]
Step: 3
The value is 71.7.
Correct Answer is :   71.7
Q6Find the difference between 5.42 and 2.23.

A. 3.19
B. 3.42
C. 3.59
D. 2.99

Step: 1
5.42 - 2.23
[Original expression.]
Step: 2
 5.42 [Align the decimal points.] - 2.23 3.19 [Subtract.]
Step: 3
The difference is 3.19.
Correct Answer is :   3.19
Q7Find the difference between 4.53 and 2.34.
A. 2.19
B. 2.89
C. 2.39
D. 1.69

Step: 1
4.53 - 2.34
[Original expression.]
Step: 2
 4.53 [Align the decimal points.] - 2.34 2.19 [Subtract.]
Step: 3
The difference between 4.53 and 2.34 is 2.19.
Correct Answer is :   2.19
Q8Find the difference between 931.53 and 802.34.

A. 129.19
B. 129.49
C. 128.19
D. 130.19

Step: 1
931.53 - 802.34
[Original expression]
Step: 2
 931.53 [Align the decimal points.] - 802.34 129.19 [Subtract.]
Step: 3
The difference between 931.53 and 802.34 is 129.19.
Correct Answer is :   129.19
Q9Find the difference between 5.53 and 2.34.

A. 3.19
B. 3.62
C. 3.59
D. 3.39

Step: 1
5.53 - 2.34
[Original expression.]
Step: 2
 5.53 [Align the decimal points.] - 2.34 3.19 [Subtract.]
Step: 3
The difference between 5.53 and 2.34 is 3.19.
Correct Answer is :   3.19
Q10Find.
783.30 - 38.62

A. 744.08
B. 745.48
C. 745.28
D. 744.68

Step: 1

783.30
-  38.62
..............
744.68
..............

[Align the decimal points.]
[Subtract.]
Correct Answer is :   744.68
Q11Subtract:
74.57 - 55.82

A. 18.87
B. 18.45
C. 19.05
D. 18.75

Step: 1

74.57
- 55.82
..............
18.75
..............

[Align the decimal points.]
[Subtract.]
Step: 2
So, 74.57 - 55.82 is 18.75.
Correct Answer is :   18.75
Q12Subtract: 5844.2 - 346.5
A. 5497.7
B. 5498.7
C. 5509.7
D. 5498.0

Step: 1
-
 5844.2 [Align the decimal points.] 346.5 5497.7 [Subtract.]
Step: 2
So, 5844.2 - 346.5 is 5497.7.
Correct Answer is :   5497.7