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.) $15.75 $10.25 $14.83

Q 2: 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. $165.12 $249.88 $259.88

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

Q 4: 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 $1.22 $2.44

Q 5: 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 6: Sally scored 9.007 in gymnastics. Jack scored 8.949. How much higher was Sally's score than Jack's? 0.053 0.058 0.048

Q 7: Kim's scores in the diving competition were 7.2, 6.975, 8.0, and 6.96. What is her total score? 29.135 28.135 29.675

Q 8: Carpeting costs $7.99 a yard. If Jan buys 12.4 yards, how much will it cost her? (Round it to two decimal places) $89.08 $99.44 $99.08

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