MATH DECIMALS

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

asked by marko
  1. 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) ?

    posted by Reiny

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