Are you feeling difficulty in solving the word problems? Here you will get plenty of information on how to solve word problems. This article also includes how to add the money in both methods i.e. with the conversion of rupees to paisa and without conversion. By going through the article you can also check the solved examples for a better understanding of the concept.

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## Word Problems on Addition of Money

Here we will discuss some of the word problems on how to add the money. We will discuss both the methods i.e. with the conversion of rupees to paise and without conversion. While adding money the concept of carrying is the same just as the carrying concept in the ordinary numbers in the addition process.

### Money Word Problems with Solutions

Consider some of the examples of word problems on the addition of money.

**Example 1:
**Add the amounts of Rs. 15.25 and Rs. 50.10 by using both methods.

**Solution:**

Method 1

Method 1

**(with conversion into paise):**

Amounts of rupees to be added are converted into paisa.

Multiply 100 with the number of rs.

Rs. 15.25 = 15.25 ×100=1525 p

Rs. 50.10 = 50.10×100=5010 p

Now add the amounts of paise

1 5 2 5 p

__+5 0 1 0 p__

__6 5 3 5 p__

6535 p is converted to rupees by placing a dot after two digits from the right of the number.

Therefore, the addition of Rs 15.25 and Rs 50.10 is Rs 65.35.

**Method 2(Without Conversion):**

Arrange rupees and paise in different columns

Arrange all dots carefully in a line.

Add the given amount of money and the sum is placed in the corresponding columns.

Rs P

1 5 . 2 5

__+5 0 . 1 0__

__6 5 . 3 5__

Therefore the addition of 15.25 and 50.10 is 65.35

**Example 2:
**Raju bought some books. If the cost of a Social book is Rs. 120.75, a Science book is Rs. 159.50 and an English book is Rs. 222.70. Find the total cost of the books.

**Solution:**

The cost of a social book =120.75

The cost of a science book=159.50

The cost of an English book=222.70

The cost of all books

Rs p

1 1 1

1 2 0 . 7 5

1 5 9 . 5 0

__+2 2 2 . 7 0__

5 0 2 . 9 0

Therefore, the cost of all books = Rs 502.90

5 0 2 . 9 0

**Example 3:
**Sindhu has 2000 Rs and her father gave 3000 Rs more than what Sindhu has. Find how much amount Sindhu has?

**Solution:**

Sindhu has the money=2000 Rs

Her father gave money=Rs2000+ Rs3000=5000 Rs.

Total amount Sindhu has=Rs2000+Rs5000=7000 Rs.

**Example 4:**

Saritha gave Rs 40.50 as pocket money to Vaishnav and Rs 85.00 to Neeraja. How much money did she give all together?

**Solution:**

Saritha gave pocket money to vaishnav=40.50

Saritha gave pocket money to neeraja=85.00

The money she gave to both of them

Rs P

4 0 . 5 0

__8 5 . 0 0__

12 5 . 5 0

Therefore, Saritha gave both of them=Rs125.50

12 5 . 5 0

**Example 5:**

My friend bought a dress worth Rs 950.70, a purse for Rs. 500.85 and a pen for Rs. 145.75. How much did she pay money for all?

**Solution:
**Dress cost=950.70

Purse cost=500.85

Pen cost=145.75

Money spent for all

Rs P

2 1

9 5 0 . 7 0

5 0 0 . 8 5

__1 4 5 . 7 5__

15 9 7 . 3 0

Hence, Money spent for all=Rs1597.30

15 9 7 . 3 0

**Example 6:
**Add the amounts of Rs. 30.75 and Rs. 43.25 by using both methods.

**Solution:**

Method 1

Method 1

**(with conversion into paise):**

Amounts of rupees to be added are converted into paisa.

Multiply 100 with the number of rs.

Rs. 30.75 = 30.75 ×100=3075 p

Rs. 43.25 = 43.25×100=4325 p

Now add the amounts of paise

1 1

3 0 7 5 p

__+4 3 2 5 p__

__7 4 0 0 p__

7400 p is converted to rupees by placing a dot after two digits from the right of the number.

Therefore, the addition of Rs 30.75 and Rs 43.25 is Rs 74.00.

**Method 2(Without Conversion):**

Arrange rupees and paise in different columns

Arrange all dots carefully in a line.

Add the given amount of money and the sum is placed in the corresponding columns.

Rs P

1 1

3 0 . 7 5

__+4 3 . 2 5__

__7 4 . 0 0__

Therefore the addition of 30.75 and 43.25 is 74.00

**Example 7:
**Vaishnavi spent Rs 25.00 on chocolate, Rs 10.00 on chips, and Rs 60.00 on a cool drink. Find the total money spent by him.

**Solution:**

Vaishnavi spent on chocolate=Rs25.00

Vaishnavi spent on chips=Rs10.00

Vaishnavi spent on cool drink=Rs 60.00

Total money spent by Vaishnavi is

Rs P

2 5 . 0 0

1 0 . 0 0

__+6 0 . 0 0__

9 5 0 0

9 5 0 0

Hence, total money spent by vaishnavi is 95.00

**Example 8:
**Ravi bought sugar for Rs 45.00, a tea packet for Rs 61.25, and chocolate for Rs 5.50. Find the total money spent by Ravi.

**Solution:**

Money spent for sugar=45.00

Money spent for tea packet=61.25

Money spent on chocolate=5.50

Total money spent by Ravi is

Rs P

1

4 5 . 0 0

6 1 . 2 5

__+0 5 . 5 0__

11 1 . 7 5

11 1 . 7 5

Hence, Total money spent by all=Rs111.75

**Example 9:
**Anusha had Rs 845.50, in her piggy bank. Gita gave Rs 500.25 to her for saving them in the piggy bank. How much money does Anusha have in her piggy bank now?

**Solution:**

Anusha had money in piggy bank=845.50

Gita gave money=500

Anusha has the money in a piggy bank is

Rs P

8 4 5 . 5 0

__+5 0 0 . 0 0__

__13 4 5 . 5 0__

Hence, Anusha has the money in a piggy bank is 1345.50.

**Example 10:**

In an exhibition, Maya spent Rs 68.75 on the food stall and Rs 127.25 on the lucky dip. How much money did Maya spend in all?

**Solution:**

Maya spent on food stall=68.75

Maya spent on lucky dip=127.25

Maya spent money on exhibition is

Rs P

11 1

1 2 7 . 2 5

__+6 8 . 7 5__

__1 9 6 . 0 0__

Hence, the total money spent on the exhibition is Rs 196.00.

**Example 11:
**

The price of the shuttle bats is Rs. 685.60, whereas a cock costs Rs. 55.00. Find the total cost of shuttle bats and cock.

**Solution:
**The price of a shuttle bat =685.60

The price of a cock=55.00

The total cost of shuttle bat and cock is

Rs P

1 1

6 8 5 . 5 5

__+ 5 5 . 0 0__

__7 5 0 . 5 5__

Hence, the total cost of shuttle bat and cock is 750.55

**Example 12:**

Sarika deposited Rs 950.55 in her savings bank account. Her father deposited Rs 218.00 more. Find the total money Sarita has now in her bank account.

**Solution:**

Sarika deposited in saving bank account=950.55

Her father deposited money=218.00

The total money Sarita has in her bank account is

Rs P

9 5 0 . 5 5

__+2 1 8 . 0 0__

__11 6 8 . 5 5__

Hence, the money in the bank account is 1168.55.

**Example 13:
**Ravi has Rs. 829.00 with him, Avinash has Rs. 132.50 and Sekhar have Rs. 156.75. How much money do they have in all?

**Solution:**

Ravi has the money=829.00

Avinash has the money=132.50

Sekhar has the money=156.75

All of them have the money is

Rs p

1

8 2 9. 0 0

__1 3 2. 5 0__

9 6 1 . 5 0

Therefore the total money all of them have=961.50

9 6 1 . 5 0