Grade 6 - Mathematics 5.15 Decimal Word Problems - 1

Q 1: In a city, it rained 12.4 cm in July, 14.3 cm in August, and 15.7 cm in September. What was the total amount of rainfall in that city during July through September period? 43.4 cm 42.5 cm 32.4 cm 42.4 cm

Q 2: Bob requires 2.25 m, 2.5 m, and 2.75 m long pieces of tape for a class project. Find out how many metres of tape he requires in total for his project. 7.5 m 7.55 m 7.6 m 6.5 m

Q 3: What should be added to 12.42 so that the sum becomes 39.463? 27.043 27.430 26.391 38.345

Q 4: The sum of two numbers is 13.201. If one of them is 6.999, find the other number. 6.202 5.212 4.999 6.212

Q 5: Adam earned 2.96 dollars on first day and 3.2 dollars on second day. How much was paid to him in two days? 3.28 dollars 5.98 dollars 5.116 dollars 6.16 dollars

Q 6: I bought 5.3 pounds of rice, 2.4 pounds of pulses, 3.7 pounds of sugar, and 2.8 pounds of potatoes. What is the total weight I have to carry? 13.8 pounds 14.8 pounds 23.8 pounds 14.2 pounds

Q 7: In a town, it rained 34.25 cm in the first year and 24.9949 cm in the second year. How much was the reduction in rainfall in the second year? 10.2551 cm 9.2551 cm 3.2534 cm 1.3545 cm

Q 8: Subtract the sum of 8.31 and 4.65 from the sum of 29.453 and 7.08. 38.538 21.463 23.573 19.363

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