# What is the difference of 13.9 - 13.70?

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#### Answer:

Another way of thinking about it. Same thing but in disguise!

#### Explanation:

We know that 9 can be split (partitioned) into 7+2 so 0.9 = 0.7+0.2

We also know that 13.70 + 0 = 13.70

So write

Putting it all together we have

#### Answer:

They differ by

#### Explanation:

In Maths, the word "DIFFERENCE" implies a subtraction.

It is asking by how much the numbers differ.

We usually take the small one away from the bigger one, which is written on top:

Line up the decimal points under each other and subtract from the right towards the left.