Posted by **marko** on Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 8:52am.

45.6 - 72.3 =

I USED CALCULATOR GOT 26.70 PUT THATS USING CALCULATOR WHY IS THAT TRUE?

45.6

- 73.3

HOW CAN YOU SUBTRACT THIS? I DON'T UNDERSTAND

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**Reiny**, Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 10:30am
If you look at your calculator answer carefully it will show

-26.7

Think of it this way:

Suppose you have $45.60 in your bank account and you write a cheque for $72.30.

Assuming your bank allows you to overdraw, what will be your balance, (before they add a penalty fee for being overdrawn) ?

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