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MEAP Preparation - Grade 7 Mathematics
1.81 Decimal Word Problems - Challenging

Q 1: Carpeting costs $7.99 a yard. If Jan buys 12.4 yards, how much will it cost her? (Round it to two decimal places)

Q 2: Kim's scores in the diving competition were 7.2, 6.975, 8.0, and 6.96. What is her total score?

Q 3: 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.)

Q 4: Sally scored 9.007 in gymnastics. Jack scored 8.949. How much higher was Sally's score than Jack's?

Q 5: Gold costs $453.122 an ounce. How much would 3/8 of an ounce cost? (Hint: 3/8 = 0.375)

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?

Q 7: Eric studied for 17.5 hours over a period of 4.5 days. On average, how much did he study each day?

Q 8: 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.)

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