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Fractions & Decimals

Fractions & Decimals

Decimals Word Problems Examples

Example 1

You need to put some gas in your car. Regular gasoline is $3.26/gallon. You only have a $20 bill on you. How many gallons can you buy?

Example 2

At Bonita’s Breakfast Emporium, a small latte is $2.50 and a bagel with cream cheese is $2.35 (including tax). If you give the clerk $5 to buy both, how much change will you receive?