Word Problem With Multiplication of Two Decimals



Daniel earns $8.80 per hour at his part-time job. On Sunday, he worked 5.5 hours. What were his total earnings for the day?

Solution

Step 1:

Earnings per hour = $8.80

Number of hours worked = 5.5

Step 2:

Total earnings = 5.5 × 8.80 = $48.40

Nora ordered 9 pizzas. Each pizza costs $11.75. How much does she need to pay?

Solution

Step 1:

Cost of each pizza = $11.75

Number of pizzas = 9

Step 2:

Total amount spent = 9 × 11.75 = $105.75



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