## How did you compute sums of dollar amounts that were not whole numbers?

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How did you compute sums of dollar amounts that were not whole numbers?

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5 months 2021-08-21T07:20:41+00:00 1 Answers 2 views 0

$7.34 Step-by-step explanation: To compute sum of dollars that are not whole numbers. Using the sum of$5.89 and$1.45 as an illustration :$5.89 + $1.45 Taking the whole numbers first:$5 + $1 =$6
$0.89 +$0.45 = $1.34 Sum initial whole + whole of sum of decimal$6 + $1 =$7
Remaining decimal : $1.34 –$1 = $0.34$7 + $0.34 =$7.34