Unit 4, Lesson 14# Addition and Subtraction of Fractions/Decimals: Lesson 14 (Addition and Subtraction of Decimals)

Match Fishtank 50 min(s)

In this lesson, students will subtract decimals. Understand that in order to subtract quantities, they must have the same unit (which in the case of decimals, are their place values). Subtract like units with decimals using an area model or the standard algorithm, aligning place values correctly (which results in the decimal points being aligned). Estimate differences of decimals. Solve one-step word problems involving the subtraction of two decimals.