# WORD PROBLEMS WITH FRACTIONS AND DECIMALS WORKSHEETS

Word Problems with Fractions and Decimals Worksheets :

Worksheets given in this section will be much useful for the students who would like to practice solving word problems with fractions and decimals.

## Word Problems with Fractions and Decimals Worksheets - Problems

Problem 1 :

Each part of a multi part question on a test is worth the same number of points. The whole question is worth 37.5 points. Daniel got 1/2 of the parts of a question correct. How many points did Daniel receive ?

Problem 2 :

The bill for a pizza was \$14.50. Charles paid for 3/5 of the bill. How much did he pay ?

## Word problems with fractions and decimals worksheets - Solutions

Problem 1 :

Each part of a multipart question on a test is worth the same number of points. The whole question is worth 37.5 points. Daniel got 1/2 of the parts of a question correct. How many points did Daniel receive ?

Solution :

To find the total points received by Daniel, we have to multiply 1/2 and 37.5

We can solve this word problem using the two methods explained below.

Method 1 :

Step 1 :

Convert the decimal 3.75 as the fraction 75/2

(1/2) x 37.5  =  (1/2) x (75/2)

Step 2 :

Multiply. Write the product in simplest form.

(1/2) x (75/2)  =  75/4  =  18 3/4

Hence, Daniel received 18 3/4 points.

Method 2 :

Step 1 :

Convert the fraction 1/2 as the decimal 0.5

(1/2) x 37.5  =  0.5 x 37.5

Step 2 :

Multiply.

0.5 x 37.5  =  18.75

Problem 2 :

The bill for a pizza was \$14.50. Charles paid for 3/5 of the bill. How much did he pay ?

Solution :

To find the amount paid by Charles, we have to multiply 3/5 and 14.50

We can solve this word problem using the two methods explained below.

Method 1 :

Step 1 :

Convert the decimal 14.50 as the fraction 29/2

(3/5) x 14.50  =  (3/5) x (29/2)

Step 2 :

Multiply. Write the product in simplest form.

(3/5) x (29/2)  =  87/10  =  8 7/10

Hence, Charles paid \$8 7/10.

Method 2 :

Step 1 :

Convert the fraction 3/5 as the decimal 0.6

(3/5) x 14.50  =  0.6 x 14.50

Step 2 :

Multiply.

0.6 x 14.50  =  8.7

Hence, Charles paid \$8.7

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