Word problems on decimals are solved here step by step.

**1.** The product of two numbers is 42.63. If one number is 2.1, find the other.

* Solution:*

Product of two numbers = 42.63

One number = 2.1

Other number = 42.63 ÷ 2.1

= 426.3 ÷ 21

Therefore, the other number is = 20.3**Answers: 20.3**

**2.** John bought 9.25m of cloth for $425.50. Find the cost price per metre.

* Solution:*

Cloth bought by John = 9.25 m

Cost of 9.25 m = $425.50

Cost per metre = 425.50 ÷ 9.25

= 42550 ÷ 925

The cost of the cloth per metre = $ 46

** Answers:** $46

**3.** One kg Basmati rice costs $ 43.75. Find the cost of 17 kg of rice.

* Solution:*

Cost of 1 kg rice = 43.75

Cost of 17 kg rice = 43.75 × 17

Therefore, 17 kg rice cost $743.75

** Answers:** $743.75

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**Division of a Decimal by a Decimal.**

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