Subtracting Decimals
Subtracting Decimals Word Problems
100

46 + 25 =

71

100

64 - 43 =

21

100

Brenda and Jenna saved up \$81.75 and \$45.25 respectively to buy a gift for Motherâ€™s Day. How much money in all have the sisters set aside for the gift?

Brenda and Jenna set aside \$127 in all for their Mother's Day gift.

100

A one-year subscription of a science magazine costs \$37.00. If you were to buy 12 issues of the same magazine from a newsstand for a year, you would end up spending \$72.88. How much will you save by choosing for a subscription?

You will save \$35.88 when you choose a subscription.

200

19.30 + 7 =

26.30

200

72.00 - 56.21 =

15.79

200

Miley buys an assorted box of chocolates that contains 18.61 ounces of dark chocolate and 37.23 ounces of milk chocolate. How much do the chocolates weigh in total?

The chocolates weighed a total of 55.84 ounces.

200

The Cooper family owns a luxury sedan and a compact car. The fuel tank capacity of the luxury sedan is 22.45 gallons and that of the compact car is 8.7 gallons. Find the difference in the fuel tank capacities of the two cars.

The differences of the fuel tanks are 13.75 gallons.

300

.0453 + .931 =

.9763

300

24.42 - 11.91 =

12.51

300

Reynard and his friends visited an orchard on Sunday. They picked 12.34 pounds of apples and 9.56 pounds of blueberries. How much did the fruits weigh in all?

The fruits weighed a total of 21.9 pounds.

300

The state of Michigan recorded an all-time high snowfall of 355.9 inches during the winter of 1978-79. Its lowest snowfall of 81.3 inches was recorded during the winter of 1930-31. How much more snowfall did Michigan receive during the winter of 1978-79 than in 1930-31?

There was 274.6 inches more of snowfall in winter of 1978-79 than in 1930-31.

400

392.94 + 39.62 =

432.56

400

561.01 - 98.13 =

462.88

400

Susan placed an order for a drum set priced at \$79.99 and an electronic organ for \$54.49. How much does Susan have to pay in total once she receives the items?

Susan paid a total of \$134.48 for all the items.

400
Angie spent \$131.56 on groceries during the week before Christmas. Her grocery expenses during Christmas week was only \$56.91 because she was out of town. How much more money did Angie spend on groceries during the week before Christmas than the following week?

Angie spend \$74.65 more before Christmas than during the week of.

500

9,324.21 + 7,672.30 =

16,996.51

500

1,342.00 - 983.23 =

358.77

500

Lily Hayes ran a distance of 3.57 miles on Saturday as a part of her morning workout. On Sunday, she ran 4.98 miles. How many miles in all did Lily run over the weekend?

Lily ran 8.55 miles total over the weekend.

500

Jose lives in Philadelphia and plans to attend his dad's birthday in Connecticut, which is 190.8 miles away. He drove 105.7 miles and reached New York City. How many more miles does Jake have to drive to reach his final destination of Connecticut?

Jake must drive 85.1miles more to reach his final destination.

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