# Word Problem With Addition or Subtraction of 2 Decimals Online Quiz

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Q 1 - A construction company bought 2.7 tons of gravel and 4.96 tons of sand. How many tons of material did the company buy in all?

### Answer : A

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Weight of gravel bought = 2.7 tons

Weight of sand bought = 4.96 tons

**Step 2:**

Total weight of material bought =

2.7 + 4.96 = 7.66 tons

Q 2 - Anna bought 4.18 kilograms of oranges and 3.92 kilograms of apples. How much fruit did she buy in all?

### Answer : C

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Weight of oranges bought = 4.18 kilograms

Weight of apples bought = 3.92 kilograms

**Step 2:**

Total weight of fruits bought =

4.18 + 3.92 = 8.10 kilograms

Q 3 - Mike runs 6.18 km every morning. One day, he runs 5.25 km and then stops for a break. How much further does Mike have left to run?

### Answer : D

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Distance run in a day = 6.18 km

Distance run before break = 5.25 km

**Step 2:**

Distance left for running =

6.18 – 5.25 = 0.93 km

Q 4 - It rained 0.96 inches on Friday and 0.38 inches on Sunday. How much did it rain on Friday and Sunday combined?

### Answer : B

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Rain on Friday = 0.96 inches

Rain on Sunday = 0.38 inches

**Step 2:**

Total rain on Friday and Sunday =

0.96 + 0.38 = 1.34 inches

Q 5 - Ariel had 0.49 grams of pepper; and she used 0.08 grams of the pepper to make an omelet. How much pepper does Ariel have now?

### Answer : C

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Amount of pepper available = 0.49 grams

Amount of pepper used = 0.08 grams

**Step 2:**

Amount of pepper left =

0.49 – 0.08 = 0.41 grams

Q 6 - Subtract Thirteen and eight-tenths from Nineteen and forty-seven hundredths.

### Answer : B

### Explanation

Subtract Thirteen and eight-tenths from Nineteen and forty-seven hundredths translated into math statement is

19.47 – 13.8 = 19.47 – 13.80 = 5.67

which is five and sixty-seven hundredths.

Q 7 - Jeanie buys an apple for $0.82 and pays with a $2.00 bill. How much change will she get back?

### Answer : A

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Cost of apple = $0.82

**Step 2:**

Change received =

$2.00 − $0.82 = $1.18

Q 8 - Melinda walks 0.74 miles to a supermarket and Natasha walks 0.58 miles to a drugstore. How much farther does Melinda walk than Natasha?

### Answer : D

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Distance walked by Melinda = 0.74 miles

Distance walked by Natasha = 0.58 miles

**Step 2:**

The distance farther walked by Melinda than Natasha is =

0.74 miles – 0.58 miles = 0.16 miles

Q 9 - Jack bought 3.9 pounds of tomatoes and 4.8 pounds of potatoes. How many pounds of vegetables did he buy in all?

### Answer : C

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Weight of tomatoes bought = 3.9 pounds

Weight of potatoes bought = 4.8 pounds

**Step 2:**

Total weight of the vegetables bought =

3.9 + 4.8 = 8.7 pounds

Q 10 - A woman buys 2.8 pounds of rice, and 1.9 pounds are consumed. How much rice is left?

### Answer : B

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Amount of rice bought = 2.8 pounds

Amount of rice consumed = 1.9 pounds

**Step 2:**

Amount of rice left = 2.8 pounds – 1.9 pounds = 0.9 pounds