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Numbers & Operations - The Real & Complex Number Systems 201-210

Course: Numbers & Operations - The Real & Complex Number Systems 201-210>Unit 2

Lesson 3: Subtracting multi-digit numbers

Relate place value to standard algorithm for multi-digit subtraction

Transition from a place value chart to standard algorithm when subtracting multi-digit numbers.

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• Can someone explain me what the easier way to do this
• there are many ways to do it! I will explain two ways to do it. first subtract 6 hundreds from a thousand. then, see how much you need to subtract to get to 528. the amount you subtracted is adding what we just did. since 528 is the starting point and 1000 is the ending point, they would not be included. have a blessed, wonderful day and hope it helps!😊😄
• Can we also subtract millions? Billions? Trillions? Quadrillions?
• Well, honestly i think you can but it will be hard to even subtract huge number.
• do you have more methods that you think you could share with us?
• You could simply countdown to subtract...
But that's a lot of unnecessary effort...
• Would it be correct to say that the number you're subtracting from should be greater than the number you're subtracting, so, all the digits should be greater?
• Yes!
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• how do you use the box method?
• how do you subtract 340,567-68,415