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Fractions and Decimals Worksheets - Page 3

Fractions and Decimals Worksheets
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 21.  
At the local sports store, one softball costs $5.15 and a can of tennis balls costs $3.75. How much would Gary pay if he buys 5 cans of tennis balls?
a.
$19.75
b.
$18.75
c.
$20
d.
$16.75


Answer: (b)


Correct answer : (2)
 22.  
Emily bought 15 meat packages, each weighing 3.25 lb, for $45.60. What was the cost of each package?
a.
$60
b.
$3.04
c.
$148
d.
$15


Answer: (b)


Correct answer : (2)
 23.  
Kevin bought 5 dresses that cost $39.95 each and 4 shirts that cost $14.95 each. About how much did he spend in all?
a.
$260
b.
$300
c.
$200
d.
$150


Answer: (a)


Correct answer : (1)
 24.  
Tommy planned to paint his living room. He spent $12.18 on paint and $4.14 on brushes. How much did he spend in all?
a.
$21.78
b.
$11.08
c.
$28.56
d.
$16.32


Answer: (d)


Correct answer : (4)
 25.  
William borrowed $4647.54 from his friend Chris to buy a car. How much does William still owe Chris, if he repays $2085.42?
a.
$2562.12
b.
$2563.33
c.
$2565.33
d.
$2560.91


Answer: (a)


Correct answer : (1)
 26.  
The cost of an apple is $0.42. Nancy decided to buy 6 apples. How much did she spend?
a.
$2.52
b.
$2.42
c.
$2.62
d.
$3.52


Answer: (a)


Correct answer : (1)
 27.  
Joe bought three books which cost him $16.78, $13.92 and $17.18. Estimate the total money spent.
a.
$48
b.
$43
c.
$46
d.
$41


Answer: (a)


Correct answer : (1)
 28.  
Compare the pair of fractions 7 9 and 8 9.
a.
7 9 < 8 9
b.
I don′t know.
c.
7 9 = 8 9
d.
7 9 > 8 9


Solution:

7 < 8
[Since the denominators are equal, compare the numerators of the fractions.]

79 < 89


Correct answer : (1)
 29.  
Fill in the blank with the suitable symbol.
4.23 _____ 4.25
a.
I don′t know.
b.
=
c.
>
d.
<


Solution:

4.23 _____ 4.25
[Original statement.]

The ones places of the decimals are the same.

The tenths places of the decimals are the same.

The hundredths place of 4.23 is less than that of 4.25.
[Since 3 < 5.]

So, 4.23 < 4.25.

'<' is the suitable symbol for the blank in the statement.


Correct answer : (4)
 30.  
Order the fractions 2 3, 3 5, and 5 6 from the greatest to the least .
a.
5 6 < 2 3 < 35
b.
5 6 > 2 3> 35
c.
3 5 > 2 3 > 56
d.
2 3 > 5 6 > 35


Solution:

The LCD of the fractions is 30.

2 / 3 = 20 / 30 , 3 / 5 = 18 / 30 ,5 / 6 = 25 / 30
[Write the equivalent fractions of the fractions using the LCD as denominator.]

25 / 30 > 20 / 30 > 18 / 30
[Compare the numerators to arrange the fractions in the decreasing order.]

5 / 6 > 2 / 3 > 3 / 5


Correct answer : (2)

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