# How do you evaluate 1.9-0.8 expressing your answer as a fraction?

Nov 26, 2016

We start by saying that $1.9 - 0.8 = 1.1$

#### Explanation:

Since there is one digit behind the decimal point, we are talinking about 10ths, so:
$1.1 = 1 + 0.1 = 1 + \frac{1}{10} = 1 \frac{1}{10}$

Or:
$1.1 = 11 \times 0.1 = \frac{11}{10}$

Nov 26, 2016

$\frac{11}{10}$

#### Explanation:

$1.9 - 0.8$ = $\frac{19}{10} - \frac{8}{10}$

=$\frac{11}{10}$