Word Problem With Addition of 3 or 4 Decimals and Whole numbers



A mixture is obtained by mixing four items of following weights; 132.45 grams, 220.11 grams, 128.62 grams and 140 grams. What is the total weight of the mixture?

Solution

Step 1:

The first item’s weight = 132.45 grams

The second item’s weight = 220.11 grams

The third item’s weight = 128.62 grams

The fourth item’s weight = 140 grams

Step 2:

The total weight of the four items

= 132.45 + 220.11 + 128.62 + 140

= 621.18 grams

Phil saved $142.12, $136.72, $330.27 and $250 in four months. Find the total amount Phil saved during those four months.

Solution

Step 1:

Amount saved in first month = $142.12

Amount saved in first month = $136.72

Amount saved in first month = $330.27

Amount saved in first month = $250

Step 2:

The total amount saved in four months

= $142.12 + $136.72 + $330.27 + $250

= $859.11



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