Maths – subtraction

We have all been using the column method to subtract 3 and 4 digit numbers. Some of us started with decomposition – splitting the numbers into thousands, hundreds, tens and ones. We know how to ‘borrow’ by taking a ten, hundred or thousand….


We also used numbers with 2 decimal places – to answer money and measure problems.P1100837

We had to remember to record all the numbers correctly so that the value of the digits and the decimal point stayed correct.

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