Word Problem on Decimal -
Example.1) Gerry traveled 12.5 km by bus, 14.25 km by pony. How much distance did he cover?
Distance Gerry traveled by bus = 125.5 km
Distance he traveled by pony = 14.25 km
Total distance he covered = 125.5 + 14.25 = 139.75 km
So, Gerry traveled a distance of 139.75 km (Ans.)
Example.2) The maximum temperature of a city on Monday was 38.5 degree Celsius and on Tuesday, it was 46.1 degree Celsius. Find the difference in temperature.
Temperature on Monday = 38.5 degree Celsius
Temperature on Tuesday = 46.1 degree Celsius
Difference in temperature = 46.1 – 38.5 = 7.6 degree Celsius
The difference in temperature is 7.6 degree Celsius (Ans.)