Addition Of Decimals

Decimal number addition is like our normal addition. But, here we must follow certain
rules that are mentioned below.

  1. First convert all the decimals to like decimals.
  2. Write the decimal numbers in column format. Unit place should come in one
    column, tens place should come in one column, hundred place should come in one
    column, thousand place should come in one column and so on. Decimal point should
    come in one column, tenth come in one column, hundredth come in one column and
    so on.
  3. Do the normal addition keeping decimal point between whole and decimal
    number.

Example1.

Add 0.25 and 0.1 .
Solution.

  One DP Tenth Hundredth
  0 . 2 5
+ 0 . 1 0
  0 . 3 5

Example2.

Add 25.37 and 10.05 .

Solution.

  Tense One PD Tenth Hundredth
        1  
  2 5 . 3 7
+ 1 0 . 0 5
  3 5 . 4 2

So, the answer is 35.42

Scroll to Top