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## Word Problems Involving Addition and Subtraction of Decimals

**Example 1.
**Krishna traveled 8. 37 km by car and 2.20 km by bike to visit his friend. How many kilometers did he travel to visit his friend?

**Solution:**

Krishna traveled by car=8.37

Krishna traveled by bike=2.20

The total distance he traveled to visit his friend =8.37 +2.20

Therefore, the total distance he traveled to visit his friend is 10.57 km.

**Example 2.
**Geetha bought a drawing book for Rs 55.50 and sketch pens for 43.50. Find the total cost of a drawing book and sketch pens?

**Solution:**

The cost of a drawing book=55.50

The cost of sketch pens=43.50

The total cost of a drawing book and sketch pens =55.50 + 43.50

Hence, the total cost of a drawing book and sketch pens is 99.00.

**Example 3.
**Lalitha won a cash prize of Rs 5500.00. Lalitha’s mother gave her Rs 1030.30. Find the total amount Lalitha has?

**Solution:**

Lalitha won a cash prize=5500.00

Lalitha’s mother gave her=1030.30

The total amount Lalitha has

Therefore, Lalitha has an amount of Rs 6530.30.

**Example 4.
**Harsha bought two dresses online for Rs 2525.50. He has a discount coupon worth Rs120. Find how much money he has to pay for the purchase?

**Solution:**

Harsha bought two dresses online=2525.50

Harsha has a discount=120.00

The total money Harsha has to pay is

Therefore, the total money Harsha has to pay is 2405.50.

**Example 5.
**Hema has money of Rs 15540.20. She paid the school fees of Rs 8750.00. She bought the school dress and books for Rs 5290.30. Find the money she has left?

**Solution:**

Hema has money=15540.20

Hema paid schoolfees=8750.00

Hema bought School books and dress= 5290.30

The total money spent by Hema for school fees, dress and books is

The money she has left=15540.20 -14040.30

Hence, the total money she has left is 1499.90.

**Example 6.
**Rajeev has a big plastic pipe of length 9.5 inches long and a small plastic pipe is of length 3.2 inches long. Find how many inches of big plastic pipe is more than a small plastic pipe?

**Solution:**

Rajeev has a big plastic pipe of length=9.5

Rajeev has a small plastic pipe of length=3.2

No. of inches of big plastic pipe is more than small plastic pipe by

Hence, a big plastic pipe is 6.3 inches more than a small plastic pipe.

**Example 7.
**At a juice stall, Srinu sold 10.75 liters of orange juice, 12.50 liters of grape juice on Wednesday. Find how many liters of juices sold by Srinu on Wednesday?

**Solution:**

No. of liters of orange juice sold on wednesday=10.75

No. of liters of grape juice sold on wednesday=12.50

The total no. of juices sold by Srinu on Wednesday is

Hence, the total no. of juices sold by Srinu on Wednesday is 23.25 liters.

**Example 8.
**Janardhan has to attend a marriage in Hyderabad which is 200.6 miles away. He traveled 150.4 km by car. How many more miles does Janardhan have to travel to reach Hyderabad?

**Solution:**

Janardhan has to travel the distance=200.6

Janardhan traveled the distance by car=150.4

The total no. of miles Janardhan has to travel is

Therefore, Janardhan has to travel 50.2 km to reach Hyderabad.

**Example 9.
**Sita and Geetha both are friends. They both decided to collect money for the drought relief fund. Sita collected money Rs 4575.40, Geetha collected money Rs 7984.50. Find how much money does Geetha collected more than Sita?

**Solution:**

Sita collected money= 4575.40

Geetha collected money=7984.50

The amount of money Geetha collected more than Sita

Therefore, Geetha collected money of Rs 3409.10 more than Sita.

**Example 10.
**The highest rainfall recorded for Andhra is 45.7 inches during the Rainy season 1830-35. Its lowest rainfall is 15.2 inches was recorded during the rainy season 1847-49. How much more rain did Andhra receive in the year 1830-35 than in 1847-49?

**Solution:**

The highest rainfall for Andhra in 1830-35 =45.7

The lowest rainfall for Andhra in 1847-49=15.2

The more rainfall Andhra receive in 1830-35 is

Hence, the more rainfall Andhra received in 1830-35 than in 1847-49 is 30.5 inches.