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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

Correct answer : (1)

28.

Compare the pair of fractions $\frac{7}{9}$ and $\frac{8}{9}$.

a. | $\frac{7}{9}$ < $\frac{8}{9}$ | ||

b. | I don′t know. | ||

c. | $\frac{7}{9}$ = $\frac{8}{9}$ | ||

d. | $\frac{7}{9}$ > $\frac{8}{9}$ |

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

Correct answer : (1)

29.

Fill in the blank with the suitable symbol.

4.23 _____ 4.25

4.23 _____ 4.25

a. | I don′t know. | ||

b. | = | ||

c. | > | ||

d. | < |

[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 $\frac{2}{3}$, $\frac{3}{5}$, and $\frac{5}{6}$ from the greatest to the least .

a. | $\frac{5}{6}$ < $\frac{2}{3}$ < $\frac{3}{5}$ | ||

b. | $\frac{5}{6}$ > $\frac{2}{3}$> $\frac{3}{5}$ | ||

c. | $\frac{3}{5}$ > $\frac{2}{3}$ > $\frac{5}{6}$ | ||

d. | $\frac{2}{3}$ > $\frac{5}{6}$ > $\frac{3}{5}$ |

[Write the equivalent fractions of the fractions using the LCD as denominator.]

[Compare the numerators to arrange the fractions in the decreasing order.]

Correct answer : (2)