Adding and Subtracting Decimals: Examples & Word Problems


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John has $4.55 in his wallet and Lisa has $3.24. How much do they have in total?

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1. Jenny has $100.24 in her bank account. She withdraws $20. How much is left in her bank account?

2. 0.34 + .68 = ?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The interactive quiz and worksheet will give you practice adding and subtracting decimals using word problems. These word problems help you understand how to treat numbers that have decimal points.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet, you'll be tested on:

  • Adding decimals
  • Subtracting decimals
  • Simple addition problems
  • Simple subtraction problems
  • Real-world math problems

Skills Practiced

These assessments will quiz you on the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained addition and subtraction
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer simple word problems
  • Defining key concepts - define and apply the rules for adding and subtracting decimal points
  • Problem solving - solve addition and subtraction word problems

Additional Learning

To learn more about adding and subtracting decimals, watch the accompanying lesson on Adding and Subtracting Decimals in Word Problems. This lesson covers the following concepts:

  • Know the rules for adding and subtracting decimal numbers
  • Understand the definition of decimal numbers
  • Be able to add and subtract decimals in word problems