# Ex 2.5 Q9 Fractions and Decimals Solution- NCERT Maths class 7

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## Question

How much less is $$28\,\rm{km}$$ than $$42.6\,\rm{km}$$?

## Text Solution

What is known?

Two numbers.

What is unknown?

Difference between these two numbers.

Reasoning:

We can simply calculate it by subtracting smaller number from bigger number.

Steps:

Here,

We have to find out the difference between $$28\,\rm{km}$$ and $$42.6\,\rm{km}$$

\begin{align}\therefore\text{Difference}&= 42.6\ – 28\\&= 14. 6 \,\rm{km}\end{align}

Thus, $$14.6\,\rm{km}$$ less is $$28\,\rm{km}$$ than $$42.6$$.

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