# DECIMAL OPERATIONS WORD PROBLEMS WORKSHEET

Problem 1 :

Ellen wanted to buy the following items:

• A DVD player for \$49.95
• A DVD holder for \$19.95
• Personal stereo for \$21.95

Does Ellen have enough money to buy all three items if she has \$90.

Solution

Problem 2 :

Melissa purchased \$39.46 in groceries at a store. The cashier gave her \$1.46 in change from a \$50 bill. How much change should the cashier have given Melissa?

Solution

Problem 3 :

3) If a 10-foot piece of electrical tape has five pieces that are each 1.25 feet cut from it, what is the new length of the tape?

Solution

Problem 4 :

Patricia has \$425.82 in her checking account. How much does she have in her account after she makes a deposit of \$120.75 and a withdrawal of \$185.90?

Solution

Problem 5 :

The mass of a jar of sugar is 1.9 kg. What is the total mass of 13 jars of sugar?

Solution

Problem 6 :

Carpeting costs \$9.99 a yard. If Jan buys 17.4 yards, how much will it cost her? (Round your answer to the nearest hundredth)

Solution

Problem 7 :

If your weekly salary is \$1,015.00, how much do you have left each week after you pay for the following?

• Rent - \$443.50
• Cable TV -\$23. 99
• Electricity - \$45.62
• Groceries - \$124.87

Solution

Problem 8 :

Brad studied a total of 24.4 hours over a period of four days. On average, how many hours did Brad study each day?

Solution

Problem 9 :

Find the perimeter of the rectangle below.

Solution

Problem 10 :

Samantha paid \$26.25 for three books that all cost the same amount. What was the cost per book?

Solution

1)  So, he doesn't have enough money.

2)  So, the amount she should get is \$9.08

3)  new length of tape = 3.75

4)   mass in all 13 jars is 24.7 kg

5)  So, the mass in all 13 jars is 24.7 kg

6)  the required cost is \$173.83.

7)  Amount left over is \$412.02.

8) Number of hours he is spending on average = 6.1 hours.

9)  the required perimeter of the rectangle is 22.3 inches.

10)  cost per book is \$8.75

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