Word Problem With Multiplication of Decimal and Whole Number



A watermelon is 3 times as heavy as a papaya. If the papaya has a weight of 1.68 kg, what is the weight of the watermelon?

Solution

Step 1:

Weight of the papaya = 1.68 Kg

Number of times water melon is heavier than papaya = 3

Step 2:

Weight of the water melon = 3 × 1.68 = 5.04 Kg

John pays for his new car in 24 monthly payments of $649.99 each. How much will John pay for the car in total?

Solution

Step 1:

Monthly payment amount = $649.99

Number of months paid = 24

Step 2:

Total amount paid = 24 × 649.99 = $15,599.76



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