Decimal Word Problems (Mixed Operations)

 

 

 

Objective: I can solve word problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of decimals.

 

 

 

 

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

Solve the following word problems.

A tank has 62.3 litres of water. A tap drains out the tank with 3.7 litres of water in 1 minute and two times this amount of water in the next minute. How much water is in the tank now?

litres

An aquarium of fish ate 1.6 kg of fish food in June and twice that amount of fish food in July. In August the amount of food taken was 0.9 kg more than in July. What is the total mass of fish food eaten in the three months?

kg

1 kg of chicken cost RM5.75 and 1 kg of beef cost RM7.45. Sandra bought 14 kg of chicken and 21 kg of beef to prepare for a party. How much did she pay altogether?

kg

A family ate 3.6 kg more rice in March than in February. If the family ate 41.8 kg of rice in the two months, how many kilograms of rice did they eat in March?

kg

The sum of two numbers is 94.6. If one number is 19 times the other, what are the two numbers?

smaller number:
bigger number:

Two pails contained a total of 21.8 litres of water. After 0.36 litres of water is poured from the small pail into the big pail, the amount of water in the big pail is 9 times that in the small pail. How much water was in each pail at first?

small pail: litres
big pail: litres

 

 

 

 

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