Adding decimals with a different number of decimal places

Home learning focus

Learn how to add decimal numbers that have a different number of decimal places.

This includes:

  • one video
  • one worksheet
  • one interactive game

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Learn

Adding - different decimal places

The aim of this video tutorial is to show how to add decimals with a different number of decimal places.

Throughout the video, there are a number of questions to answer. You will need to pause the video at these points to allow time to answer.

Practise

Activity 1

Adding with different decimal places worksheet

There are three questions to complete on the worksheet below:

  • The first two questions allow you to practise the skill.
  • In the third question you will need to solve the problem and explain your answer.
Adding numbers with different decimals places worksheet

Click here for the answer sheet

Activity 2

Adding with different decimal places interactive game

Answer the five questions in the interactive game and practise the skills you have learnt.

Adding numbers with different decimal places interactive game

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