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3-52 Adding and Subtracting Money

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You add and subtract money the same way you add and subtract other numbers.

Remember:  The decimal point stays in the same place.

Look at the examples below.

First add the ones in the cents.

Then the tens in the cents.

 
 

Dollars Cents
Spacer.gif (42 bytes) 1
$ 5 7 .4 5
$ 2 5 .2 8
Plus140.gif (945 bytes)
$ .7 3

 

Next add the ones in the dollars.

Then the tens in the dollars.

 

Dollars Cents
Spacer.gif (42 bytes) 1 1
$ 5 7 .4 5
$ 2 5 .2 8
Plus140.gif (945 bytes)
$ 8 2 .7 3

 

Spacer.gif (42 bytes)
First subtract the ones in the cents.

Borrow from the tens.

Then subtract the tens in the cents.

 

Dollars Cents
Spacer.gif (42 bytes) 3 15
$ 5 7 .Crossed4(18).gif Crossed5(18).gif
$ 2 5 .2 7
wpe14.gif (923 bytes)
$ .1 8

 

Next subtract the ones in the dollars.

Then subtract the tens in the dollars.

 

 

Dollars Cents
Spacer.gif (42 bytes) 3 15
$ 5 7 .Crossed4(18).gif Crossed5(18).gif
$ 2 5 .2 7
wpe14.gif (923 bytes)
$ 3 2 .1 8

 

 

Solve the problems below.

 

Spacer.gif (42 bytes)

Add.

 
 
Dollars Cents
Spacer.gif (42 bytes)
$ 4 5 .3 4
$ 1 4 .1 8
Plus140.gif (945 bytes)
$ .

 

 
Dollars Cents
Spacer.gif (42 bytes)
$ 6 5 .4 5
$ 1 2 .2 3
Plus140.gif (945 bytes)
$ .

 

 
Dollars Cents
Spacer.gif (42 bytes)
$ 3 7 .4 5
$ 2 9 .4 4
Plus140.gif (945 bytes)
$ .

 

 
Dollars Cents
Spacer.gif (42 bytes)
$ 7 7 .4 8
$ 1 5 .2 9
Plus140.gif (945 bytes)
$ .

 

 
Dollars Cents
Spacer.gif (42 bytes)
$ 2 3 .5 5
$ 2 5 .2 6
Plus140.gif (945 bytes)
$ .

 

 
Dollars Cents
Spacer.gif (42 bytes)
$ 3 7 .7 9
$ 2 9 .7 8
Plus140.gif (945 bytes)
$ .

 

Spacer.gif (42 bytes)

Subtract.

 
 
Dollars Cents
Spacer.gif (42 bytes)
$ 7 9 .5 8
$ 2 5 .2 7
wpe14.gif (923 bytes)
$ .

 

 
Dollars Cents
Spacer.gif (42 bytes)
$ 5 7 .9 9
$ 1 1 .3 5
wpe14.gif (923 bytes)
$ .

 

 
Dollars Cents
Spacer.gif (42 bytes)
$ 6 4 .Crossed4(18).gif Crossed5(18).gif
$ 3 2 .3 6
wpe14.gif (923 bytes)
$ .

 

 
Dollars Cents
Spacer.gif (42 bytes)
$ 6 8 .Crossed8(18).gif Crossed5(18).gif
$ 3 4 .4 9
wpe14.gif (923 bytes)
$ .

 

 
Dollars Cents
Spacer.gif (42 bytes)
$ 5 7 .Crossed6(18).gif Crossed1(18).gif
$ 5 5 .2 7
wpe14.gif (923 bytes)
$ .

 

 
Dollars Cents
Spacer.gif (42 bytes)
$ 5 7 .Crossed4(18).gif Crossed7(18).gif
$ 2 5 .2 8
wpe14.gif (923 bytes)
$ .

 

 

 

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