Math Word Problems - GED, PSAT, SAT, ACT, GRE Preparation 6.14 Decimal Word Problems - Challenging

Q 1: Sally scored 9.007 in gymnastics. Jack scored 8.949. How much higher was Sally's score than Jack's? 0.058 0.053 0.048

Q 2: Carpeting costs $7.99 a yard. If Jan buys 12.4 yards, how much will it cost her? (Round it to two decimal places) $99.44 $89.08 $99.08

Q 3: Kim's scores in the diving competition were 7.2, 6.975, 8.0, and 6.96. What is her total score? 29.135 29.675 28.135

Q 4: If cashews cost $6.59 a pound, how much would it cost to buy two and a quarter pound of cashews? (Hint: Convert the mixed fraction to improper fraction or decimal number and multiply with the quantity required.) $14.83 $10.25 $15.75

Q 5: Eric studied for 17.5 hours over a period of 4.5 days. On average, how much did he study each day? 3.89 1.29 2.89

Q 6: All the people of a neighborhood pooled and won a lottery ticket. They won $10,000,000 and each person got a 0.02 share. How much money did each person receive? $25,000 $20,000 $10,000

Q 7: The winning Football team received $958,394.31. This money was split among 29 players and the coach. The players got 1 share each and and the coach got 0.875 shares, how much would one share be worth? (Hint: Divide the total amount by 29.875 shares.) $32,080.14 $32,222.22 $31,180.12

Q 8: Gold costs $453.122 an ounce. How much would 3/8 of an ounce cost? (Hint: 3/8 = 0.375) $469.32 $120.92 $169.92

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