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# At a Glance - Decimals Word Problems

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In the real world, you will see decimals most often in situations involving money. Pretty much every price tag has a decimal. Let's take a look.

#### Example 1

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

#### Example 2

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

#### Exercise 1

A 12-pack of ShmooHoo costs \$10.50. What is the unit price (or price per bottle)?

#### Exercise 2

You need to buy 5 notebooks that cost \$0.85 each. How much will this cost?

#### Exercise 3

If you buy two movie tickets at \$8.75 each, what will your change be from \$20?