Empower your students with the opportunity to design decimal subtraction problems with a given difference (answer). Use this lesson on its own or as support for the lesson Step By Step Decimal Subtraction.
Subtracting Decimals: Presidential Problems at the Pizza Place
Students will practice subtracting decimal numbers by calculating the total of prominent political figures’ meals at a pizzeria. Then, students can create and solve their own word problems using the menu on the activity.
Comparing Batting Averages: Subtracting to the Thousandths
Subtracting decimals to the thousandths can be fun when you are using actual statistics from Major League Baseball. Students will learn a little about how averages are calculated and then compare statistics of some of baseball's top players.