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Money Word Problems (Addition & Subtraction)




Objective: I can solve word problems involving addition and/or subtraction of money.


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.

Mona bought $12 of flour, $5.35 of sugar and $21.25 of rice. What is the total she has to pay for these items?

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Jasmine’s weekly allowance is $20. Anita’s weekly allowance is $2.50 less than Jasmine’s. What is their total weekly allowance?

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Belinda bought a dress, a hat and a pair of shoes, and she paid a total of $182.60 for the items. If the pair of shoes cost $61.20 and the hat cost $26.70, how much did the dress cost?

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How much has to be added to $16.35 to get a total of $23.25?

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Sharon bought a bunch of flowers for $24, some decorative leaves for $13.60 and a basket for $7.20. She paid for the items with a $50 note. How much change should she receive?

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A dealer bought a car for $33 800. If he wants to make a profit of $3 800, how much should he sell the car for?

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How much should be taken away from $205.70 to leave a remainder of $89.35?

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Amos has 7 $50 notes, 9 $10 notes and 12 $5 notes. He bought a radio for $270 and some batteries for $8.70. How much money does he have left?

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Samuel’s salary is $2 600. He spends $480 for rent, $575 to repay a car loan, $420 for food and $310 for miscellaneous expenses. How much of his salary is left?

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