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DECIMAL - WORD PROBLEM

**Word Problem on Decimal -**

**Example.1) Gerry ****traveled**** 12.5 km by bus, 14.25 km by pony. How much distance
did he cover?**

**Ans.) **

**
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.**

**Ans.) **

**
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.)**