# ADDING AND SUBTRACTING DECIMALS WORD PROBLEMS WORKSHEET

Problem 1 :

How much change would you expect from a \$20 note if you purchased articles costing \$8.63, \$5.09 and \$4.73?

Solution

Problem 2 :

Rosemary’s visa card statement is given alongside:

What would be the total at the bottom of the statement?

Solution

Problem 3 :

Each fortnight Alex is paid €1700 less the deductions given in the table alongside. What is Alex’s actual take home pay each fortnight?

Solution

Problem 4 :

You spend \$6.50 on a pair of gloves. You now have \$7.00. How much money did you have originally?

Solution

Problem 5 :

A beef sandwich has two slices of beard with a layer of meat between them. Each slice of bread is 1.4 cm thick, and the meat is 0.5 cm thick. How thick is the sandwich?

Solution

Problem 6 :

Ms.Tulips bought \$56.12 worth of groceries. However, she had coupons worth \$9.85. How much did Ms. Tulips spend for the groceries?

Solution

Problem 7 :

A band can play as much as 8 minutes of music in a competition. If the band plays a 2.33 minute song and a 4.25 minute song, how many minutes does it have left?

Solution

Problem 8 :

You receive \$50 for your birthday. You buy a book for \$14.95 and a baseball cap for \$24.95. How much money do you have left?

Solution

Problem 9 :

Jacob had \$340.87 in his checking account. He withdrew \$52 and wrote a check for \$18.72. Find his new balance.

Solution

Problem 10 :

The metrological department recorded 95.55 millimeters of rain in July, 125.45 millimeters in September, and 85.43 millimeters in October. How many millimeters of total rainfall was recorded during the three months?

Solution

1) So, the expected change is \$1.55.

2) So, the required total is £927.58.

3)  €962.46

4) \$13.50

5)  3.3 cm thick

6)  \$46.27 on groceries.

7)   1.42 minutes left.

8)  \$10.1 left.

9)  Jacob’s new balance was \$270.15

10)  306.43 millimeters

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