# steps for decimal operation

### math

## Adding and subtracting decimals

**Follow the following steps to realize an subtraction with decimals:**

**1. Write the numbers one under the other (make sure you line up your decimals)**

**2. Put zeros if you need to so that your numbers havethe same lenght.**

**3. Add in colum form (make sure to put the decimal).**

**Follow the following steps to realize a subtraction with decimals:**

**1. Write the numers one under the other (make sure you line up your decimals)**

**2. Put zeros if you need to so that your numbers havethe same lenght.**

**3. subtract in colum form (make sure to put the decimal).**

## Multiplying and dividing decimals

**Follow the following steps to realize a multiplication with decimals:**

**1. Complete the multiplication as you normaly do**

**2. Count the decimal spaces.**

**Follow the following steps to realize a division with decimals:**

**1. Move the decimal point and make it a whole number.**

**2. Divide as usual**

**3. Put the decimal point directly above the decimal place.**

## dividing with a whole number

**Follow the following steps to realize a division with a whole number:**

**1. Do a normal division.**

**2. Put up the decimal.**