Read the questions given in the word problems on dividing money. We need to understand the statement and divide the amount of money as ordinary numbers with two digit numbers.
1. Ron buys 15 pens for $ 375.45. What is the cost of one pen?
Number of pens Ron bought = 15
Cost of 15 pens = $ 375.45
Therefore, cost of one pen = $ 375.45 ÷ 15 = $ 25.03
2. Shane bought 14 toys for $ 1547. Find the cost of 1 toy.
Number of toys Shane bought = 14
Cost of 14 toys = $ 1547
Therefore, cost of one toy = $ 1547.00 ÷ 14 = $ 110.50
3. Shelly buys 9 books for $ 211.59. What is the cost of one
book?
Number of books Shelly bought = 9
Cost of 9 books = $ 211.59
Therefore, cost of one book = $ 211.59 ÷ 9 = $ 23.51
4. Mike bought 15 kg of sugar for $ 667.50. What is the cost of 1 kg of sugar?
Quantity of sugar Mike bought = 15 kg
Cost of 15 kg of sugar = $ 667.50
Therefore, cost of one kg of sugar = $ 667.50 ÷ 15 = $ 44.50
5. Sam paid $210.50 for 2 chocolate bars and 1 ice-cream. If cost of ice-cream is $62.50 find the cost of one chocolate bar.
Solution:
Cost of 2 chocolate bars = $210.50 - $62.50 = $ 148.00
Cost of 1 chocolate bar = $148 ÷ 2 = $74.00
Hence, cost of 1 chocolate bar = $74.00
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