Subtracting Decimals to Make Them As Close to One as Possible

Directions: Use the digits 1 to 9, at most one time each, to fill in the boxes to get the difference that is as close to 1 as possible.

Hint

What digit should go in the ones place?

Answer

1.3 – 0.29
1.4 – 0.39
1.5 – 0.49
1.6 – 0.59
1.7 – 0.69
1.8 – 0.79

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17 comments

  1. What about 1.2 – 0.21 = 0.99?

  2. 1.1-0.09=1.01
    1-0.02=0.98

  3. 1.2 -0.21 = 0.99

  4. This is my corrected answer : 1.6 – 0.58 = 1.02

  5. 1.2-0.34=0.86

    1.30-0.24=1.06

    1.90-0.87=1.03

    My last drawing is my answer this was hard!

  6. I put 1.2 – 0.21 =0.99

  7. 1.3-0.42=0.88

  8. 1.5 – .49

  9. 1.7- 0.7
    3.9-2.9

  10. 1.30-0.30

  11. i aint telling my name

    1.6 – 0.58 = 1.02

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