LO: to solve word problems involving decimals
Today we are going to look at solving word problems involving decimal numbers. Remember that when solving a problem we read the question and pick out the key numbers and word/s to show the operation needed.
Jamie had £1.25 and Gemma had £3.74 left after a trip to the cinema. How much less did Jamie have?
The key key numbers are £1.25 and £3.74. The key word is less which means to subtract. So I know need to calculate £3.74 - £1.25.
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