# 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 \(42.6\).