# Mathematics / Year 6 / Number and Algebra / Fractions and decimals

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Curriculum content descriptions

Add and subtract decimals, with and without digital technologies, and use estimation and rounding to check the reasonableness of answers (ACMNA128)

Elaborations
• extending whole-number strategies to explore and develop meaningful written strategies for addition and subtraction of decimal numbers to thousandths
• exploring and practising efficient methods for solving problems requiring operations on decimals, to gain fluency with calculating with decimals and with recognising appropriate operations
General capabilities
• Numeracy Numeracy
• ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
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