# Addition With Money

Addition of money in dollars and cents is same as the addition of decimal numbers.

The money amounts to be added are lined up vertically with the decimal points and digits as per place values aligned one above the other.

The digits in the rightmost column are first added.

Then the digits of all columns are added one by one till we get the sum of the money amounts.

We bring down the decimal point and the dollar sign at the right places.

Add $134.10 + $73.09

### Solution

**Step 1:**

The money amounts to be added are lined up vertically with the decimal points and dollar signs aligned one above the other’

**Step 2:**

We begin at the right most column 0 + 9 = 9; next 1 + 0 = 1; 4 + 3 = 7;

3 + 7 = 10, we bring down 0 and carry 1 to next column; next 1 + 1 = 2.

**Step 3:**

So we get the final sum of the money amounts as $ 207.19

Add $204.38 + $183.26

### Solution

**Step 1:**

The money amounts to be added are lined up vertically with the decimal points and dollar signs aligned one above the other.

**Step 2:**

We begin at the right most column 8 + 6 = 14, bring down 1 and carry 1; next 1 + 3 + 2 = 6; Next 4 +3 = 7; 0 + 8 = 8, and lastly 2 + 1 = 3

**Step 3:**

So we get the final sum of the money amounts as $ 387.64