 # Decimal Word Problems

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Examples, videos, worksheets, solutions and activities to help students learn how to solve decimal word problems in Singapore Math.

Singapore Math: Primary 5 - Decimals, Word Problem Q1
A decimal word problem of basic difficulty level involving subtraction of two decimals and unit conversion. Problem solved using model method.
Example:
Ray was 53 cm long at birth. He is 5 years old now and 1.12 m tall. How much has Ray grown in height in the past 5 years. Express your answer in centimeters and meters.
Singapore Math: Primary 5 - Decimals, Word Problem Q2
Word problem on measurement using decimals to explain unit conversion.
Example:
Every day Pete walks to his school which is 520 meters from his home. He also walks home. How much does he walk altogether while going to and fro from school five days a week? Round your answer to the nearest kilometer.

Singapore Math: Primary 5 - Decimals, Word Problem Q3
An intermediate level word problem on decimals involving measurement and unit conversion. Uses the model method of problem solving.
Example:
2 soda bottles together contain 11 times as much beverage as a can of soda. If each soda bottle contains 1.8 liters of beverage, how much beverage (in ml) does each can of soda contain?
Singapore Maths: Primary 5 - Decimals, Word Problem Q4
A decimal word problem of intermediate difficulty level involving measurement (mass) and unit conversion.
Example:
You need 600 grams of flour and 200 grams of sugar to make a cake. How much flour and sugar will you need altogether to make 6 cakes? Give you answer in kilograms.

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