Decimal Word Problems (One-step)

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Comparing Decimals
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Two-Step Decimal Word Problems

Objective: I can solve one-step word problems involving addition and subtraction of decimals.

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Solve the following word problems.

Elena bought 2.5 kg of flour, 5.34 kg of sugar and 0.35 kg of margarine. What is the total weight of the things bought by Elena?


The mass of a papaya is 1.54 kg. A watermelon is 2.69 kg heavier than the papaya. What is the mass of the watermelon?


Alice has 9.8 m of cloth. She used 1.95 m of the cloth to make a blouse. What is the length of cloth left?


Ben is 1.76 metres tall and Ronald is 0.12 meters taller. What is Ronald’s height?


Bottle A holds 4.3 litres of water and bottle B holds 2.9 litres less water than bottle A. What is the volume of water in bottle B?


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