math 3rd

I have to subtract 1.- 0.98765= I think it should be 1.98765 but I used the calculator to see if it was right and I get 0.01235 don't understand how that could be right?

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  1. It's right.

    Think of the problem as money.

    1. = $1.00

    Take 99 cents away from a dollar and you have 1 cent left.

  2. Ok Thank you so then 2.4- 2.3999 would be .0001 or just 1?

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    posted by Maggie
  3. It's 0.0001.

  4. THANK YOU MISS SUE :)

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  5. You're welcome.

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