5.5 Decimal Word Problems
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by Amanda Mattox
| 10 Questions
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Mattie bought a piece of rope that was 10.8 yards long. She needs to cut the rope into 8 equal pieces. How long will each piece be?
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Chad bought 2 CDs for $15.99 each and 4 DVDs for $7.99 each. He gave the cashier $75. How much change should Chad receive?
3
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What is the difference between the combined weight of Snickers and Gobstoppers and the weight of a Milky Ways?

Snickers 23.7 g
Milky Way 17.8 g
Gobstopper 15.9 g
4
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In January it snowed 36.08 centimeters. In December, it snowed 11.8 centimeters. How much more did it snow in January than December?
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Andrew had $100 to spend at the mall. He bought a game for $12.99, a pair of shoes for $25, and a shirt for $25.97. How much money does Andrew still have after making his purchases?
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Alexis needs 3 pieces of ribbon that have a total length of 7.8 yards. She already has a piece that is 1.25 yards and another that is 3.7 yards. How long does the third piece need to be?
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Noah collected five water samples from local streams. Each sample was the same size, and he collected 4.35 liters of water in all. What was the volume of each water sample?
8
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There are exactly 18 liters of sports drink available to the tennis team. If each tennis player will be served 0.5 liters, how many players can be served?
9
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The relay team race is exactly 7.2 miles long. Each person on the team is expected to run 0.8 miles. How many team members will be needed to cover the total distance?
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