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Adding decimals 2
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Description
Exercise Name: Adding decimals 2
Math Missions: 6th grade (U.S.) Math Mission, Arithmetic essentials Math Mission, Pre-algebra Math Mission, Algebra basics Math Mission, Algebra I Math Mission, High school statistics and probability Math Mission
Types of Problems: 1

The Adding decimals 2 exercise appears under the 6th grade (U.S.) Math Mission, Arithmetic essentials Math Mission, Pre-algebra Math Mission, Algebra basics Math Mission, Algebra I Math Mission and High school statistics and probability Math Mission. This exercise practices adding decimal numbers.

Types of Problems

There is one type of problem in this exercise:

  1. Add the numbers: This problem has an addition problem about the sum of two decimal numbers. The user is asked to find the correct answer and put it in the slot.
    Add-dec-two

    Add the numbers

Strategies

This exercise is easy to get accuracy badges and speed badges because there is only one type of problem and it can be done very quickly.

  1. Using a calculator goes against the spirit of the problem, but can increase speed.
  2. Carrying is necessary on some problems.
  3. These problems specifically use a number with tenths and a number with hundredths, so some lining up may be necessary if users are using the standard algorithm.

Real-life Applications

  1. Decimals appear in every-day media to display information to consumers.
  2. Decimals are very common in shopping. Price tags, food labels, and receipts all contain decimals.
  3. At gas pumps, decimals are used to show how much gas is pumped and much it costs per gallon.
  4. Addition is a major fundamental for higher math levels like algebra, calculus, and more.

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