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### GED Math Review: Solving Decimal Word Problems

Questions:

Question 1 and 2 refer to the following information.

Wanda has \$35 in cash. She buys a blouse for \$12.98, a belt for \$ 10.67, and a poster for \$5.98.

1. Which expression shows how much money Wanda has left to pay for sales tax?
• \$35 - \$12.98 + (\$10.67 - \$5.98)
• \$35 - (\$12.98 + \$10.67 + \$5.98)
• \$35 + (\$12.98 - \$10.67 - \$5.98)
• \$35 - \$12.98 + \$10.67 + \$5.98
2. If Wanda pays \$2.37 in sales tax, how much does she have left?
• \$3.00
• \$5.37
• \$22.02
• \$32.00

Question 3 refers to the following information.

The Computer Center sells recordable CDs for \$0.89 each. Computer Warehouse sells the same CDs for \$1.05 each.
3. Which expression shows how much a customer will save by buying 25 recordable CDs at The Computer Center?

• 25(\$1.05 - \$0.89)
• 25(1.05 + \$0.89)
• 25 - (\$1.05 + \$0.89)
• 25 + (\$1.05 - \$0.89)

Question 4 and 5 refer to the following information.

4. Antonio bought two tires and an oil change at Sam's garage. Which expression shows how much Antonio spent?
• 2(\$45.79 - \$18.25)
• 2(\$45.79) + \$18.25
• 2(\$45.79) - \$18.25
• 2(\$45.79) / 2(\$18.25)
5. Another garage had the same tires for sale for \$50 each. How much did Antonio save on two tires by going to Sam's?
• \$4.21
• \$8.42
• \$91.58
• \$100.00
6. Angelo's yearly salary increased from \$18,575.36 to \$21,373.21. What was the monthly increase? Round your answer to the nearest dollar. _________

1. \$35 - (\$12.98 + \$10.67 + \$5.98)
2. \$3.00
3. 25(\$1.05 - \$0.89)
4. 2(\$45.79) + \$18.25
5. \$8.42
6. \$233

Reference:

Complete Test Preparation for the GED Test 2014 by Steck-Vaughn