Flashcard 1 Mathematics Flashcard Set for the HESI® exam

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The correct answer is:

Vertically align the numbers so that the decimal points are on top of each other, add zeroes as placeholders where necessary, and add or subtract as usual.


Explanation:

1.1 minus 3.02 becomes .
The added 0 in 1.1 acts as a placeholder and does not change the number’s value.