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

Q 1: 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 2: Eric studied for 17.5 hours over a period of 4.5 days. On average, how much did he study each day? 2.89 1.29 3.89

Q 3: 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? $200,000 $100,000 $20,000

Q 4: 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 5: If your weekly salary is $415.00, how much do you take home each week after deductions are made for federal income tax of $82.13, state tax of $9.74, social security and Medicare tax of $31.75, and retirement plan deduction of $41.50. $259.88 $249.88 $165.12

Q 6: Sally scored 9.007 in gymnastics. Jack scored 8.949. How much higher was Sally's score than Jack's? 0.048 0.058 0.053

Q 7: If you had a half a dollar, three quarters, eight dimes, six nickels, and nine pennies, how much money would you have all together? (Hint: Add 0.50, 0.75, 0.80, 0.30 and 0.09) $3.40 $2.44 $1.22

Q 8: 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.) $32,222.22 $32,080.14 $31,180.12

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