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Without using a calculator evaluate:

2.1 + 3.5 = 5.6

9 x 3.8 = 34.2

6.8 - 3.3 = 3.5

16.3 + 3.26 = 19.56

7.64 - 6.9 = 0.74

342 รท 9 = 38

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  • 7C, Aylesbury High School
  • The question 9.87 - 8.5 has been mis typed in the answer section ... it shows 8.87 - 9.5 .

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  • Some challenging questions but they could be more difficult by having more decimal places.
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