Word Problem With Subtraction of a Whole Number and a Decimal: Regrouping With Zeros
Danny and his classmates weighed colored blocks on a scale during a science lab. The blue block weighed 109 grams and the yellow block weighed 87.19 grams. How much more did the blue block weigh than the yellow block?
The weight of blue block = 109 grams
The weight of yellow block = 87.19 grams
The difference of the weights
= 109.00 – 87.19 = 21.81 grams
Mason mixed 5.18 grams of salt into a soup he was cooking. The recipe required 11 grams of salt. How much more salt did Mason put into the soup?
Required amount of salt = 11.00 grams
Salt mixed = 5.18 grams
The amount of salt required to be mixed
= 11.00 − 5.18 = 5.82 grams