 # 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 Q9
A measurement (area) word problem involving decimals, explained using the model method.
Example:
It costs \$225 to tile 1 square meter of floor area with marble. Help Joe work out the cost of tiling a rectangular floor measuring 8.55 m by 14.6 m with marble.
Singapore Maths: Primary 5 - Decimals, Word Problem Q10
An advanced level math word problem involving decimals, measurement (mass) and unit conversion, explained using the model method of problem solving.
Example:
Mary has 5 lambs each having a mass of 12 kg. Mary shears 1200 grams of wool from each lamb. What is the total mass of the lamb after the shearing? Give your answer in kg.

Singapore Maths: Primary 5 - Decimals, Word Problem Q11
A challenging math word problem involving decimals and explained using the model method of problem solving.
Example:
A kite and a spool cost \$29.75 together. Jason paid \$228.55 for 12 kites and 5 spools. How much will Ted pay for 2 kites and 4 spools?

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