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# How Do You Teach Adding With Decimals

How Do You Teach Adding With Decimals. Tell your students that adding and subtracting decimals is basically the same as working with whole numbers. You could then move to a more formal lesson on adding and subtracting decimals to help them solidify their generalizations.

Start by drawing a rectangle on a whiteboard, a chalkboard or a piece of paper. We use place value disks and a place value chart to represent the decimals we are adding. Excellent, next up are problems where both numbers have a whole number and a tenth.

### The Numbers Are Lined Up Vertically Along With Each Other.

Write zeroes in the places wherever the length of decimal numbers is not the same. Adding and subtracting decimals lesson extensions and variations: The addition of decimals involves the following steps:

### Start By Drawing A Rectangle On A Whiteboard, A Chalkboard Or A Piece Of Paper.

(for information about math menus, check a previous blog i wrote.) Excellent, next up are problems where both numbers have a whole number and a tenth. We use place value disks and a place value chart to represent the decimals we are adding.

### Keep The Studentsâ€™ Papers, Since They Have The Solutions On Them.

You could then move to a more formal lesson on adding and subtracting decimals to help them solidify their generalizations.