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Addition of Decimals Help

By — McGraw-Hill Professional
Updated on Sep 21, 2011

Addition of Decimals

In order to add two or more decimals, write the numbers in a column placing the decimal points of each number in a vertical line. Add the numbers and place the decimal point in the sum directly under the other decimal points above .

Examples

Example 1

Add 3.2 + 56.87 + 381.561.

Solution 1

Addition of Decimals

Example 2

Add 47.315 + 126.2 + 0.03.

Solution 2

Addition of Decimals

Addition of Decimals Practice Problems

Practice

Add:

1. 0.63 + 2.5 + 8.332

2. 43.7 + 126.21 + 0.561

3. 29.1 + 32 + 627.52 + 41.6

4. 18.003 + 0.0006 + 43.1

5. 92.7 + 3.562 + 4362.81

Answers

1. 11.462

2. 170.471

3. 730.22

4. 61.1036

5. 4459.072

Practice problems for these concepts can be found at: Decimals Practice Test.

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