Equivalent Decimals Worksheet

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11.

The weights of two persons are 35.5 pounds and 35.50 pounds. Are the weights of the two persons the same?

a. | Yes | ||

b. | No |

[As 5 tenths is same as 50 hundreths.]

The two decimals are equivalent decimals.

So, the weights of the two persons are the same.

Correct answer : (1)

12.

The models show the work completed by Charlie and Charles. Do they represent equivalent decimals?

a. | No | ||

b. | Yes |

Model2 shows the completion of 6 parts of work out of 10 parts. It represents 0.6

Both have the same amount.

So, they represent equivalent decimal numbers.

Correct answer : (2)

13.

Mr. Mike and Mr. Josh reach the finish line in 14.2 seconds and 14.4 seconds in a swimming competition. Are the two decimals equivalent?

a. | No | ||

b. | Yes |

4 tenths is greater than 2 tenths.

14.4 is greater than 14.2.

So, the decimals are not equivalent.

Correct answer : (1)

14.

Tim completed reading a book of 0.6 parts and Joe completed the same book of 0.60 parts. Who completed more?

a. | Tim | ||

b. | Joe | ||

c. | Both completed reading the same number of pages | ||

d. | None of the above |

0.6 is the 6

Both 0.6 and 0.60 are same.

Both have completed the same part.

Correct answer : (3)

15.

Pick an appropriate non-equivalent decimal for 0.05.

a. | 0.050 | ||

b. | 0.50 | ||

c. | 0.0500 | ||

d. | 0.05000 |

All other choices except 0.50 have 0.05 with extra zeroes on the right. So 0.50 is not equal to 0.05.

The non equivalent decimal to 0.05 among the choices is 0.50

Correct answer : (2)

16.

Tim and Chris spend the same amount of time studying for exams. If Tim spends 6.2 hours a day studying, then how many hours a day does Chris spend studying?

a. | 6.20 hours | ||

b. | 6.02 hours | ||

c. | 6 hours | ||

d. | 7 hours |

From the choices, the equivalent decimal number for 6.2 is 6.20.

So, Chris spends 6.20 hours studying for exams.

Correct answer : (1)

17.

Which of the following is an equivalent decimal of 0.1000?

a. | 0.0010 | ||

b. | 10 | ||

c. | 0.10 | ||

d. | 0.010 |

0.10 is the 10

0.1000 is equivalent decimal for 0.10.

Correct answer : (3)

18.

Which of the following choices is not equivalent to 0.050?

a. | 0.050000 | ||

b. | 0.500 | ||

c. | 0.0500 | ||

d. | 0.05000 |

0.0500, 0.05000 and 0.050000 are equivalent decimals.

0.500 is the 500

0.500 is not an equivalent decimal for 0.050.

Correct answer : (2)

19.

Which of the following choices is not equivalent to 5.112?

a. | 5.112000 | ||

b. | 5.1120 | ||

c. | 5.11200 | ||

d. | 5.0112 |

5.1120, 5.11200 and 5.112000 are equivalent to 5.112.

5.0112 is less than 5.112.

5.112 and 5.0112 are not equivalent decimals.

Correct answer : (4)

20.

Decimals can be compared using ________.

a. | models or a number line | ||

b. | models | ||

c. | a number line | ||

d. | None of the above |

Correct answer : (1)