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Details for problem "Columnar addition of decimal fractions"

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Suitable for K-12 grades: Grade 5 Grade 6 Grade 7

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Columnar addition of multiple decimal fractions.


Columnar addition of multiple decimal fractions. (Example for this math problem)


A series of positive decimal fractions have to be added in written columnar form. Adding decimal fractions is a skill that is required while buying and selling.

This problem can be generated in a variety of ways to fulfill the needs as per age and level from grade 5 to grade 7. A great resource to be used as a "do now" bell-ringer activity, anticipatory set, closure exercise, or assessment. It will help to achieve the following array of targets.

  1. Recall writing numbers for columnar addition.
  2. Understand mathematical statements involving addition (+) and the equals (=) sign with decimal fractions.
  3. Learn to read, write and calculate columnar addition.
  4. Exercise to operate neatly will make a base for future calculations.

Develop strong concepts of columnar addition of decimal fractions by exercising worksheets with this type of problem.

Enhance the columnar addition skills by designing according to your requirement.

The number of summands, the number of places for the summands, and the number of decimal places can be selected.

The first problem may be given with the answer as an example to illustrate the way the answer is expected to be given.

The first problem may be given with the answer as an example to illustrate the way the answer is expected to be given. The answer key will give solutions to all problems.

Topics: Arithmetic Elementary arithmetic Rational Numbers

Tags: Addition Fraction

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Customization options for this problem

Possible values
Number of problems
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Number of summands
2, 3, 4
Summand places
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Summand places before point
none, one, random
Sample problem
Yes, No

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