# Word Problems: Decimals - Mixed Operations

Common Core Grade Level:
Packet includes:
37 word problems and an answer key that explains, step-by-step how to do each problem.

Description: This packet helps students apply their skills with decimals to a range of word problems. Some problems are fairly simple, just requiring students to choose the proper operation and execute it correctly. Other problems require students to execute several steps, using a range of operations with decimals. The final 16 problems are part of a one large story problem, asking students to take answers from previous problems and use them to find answers to subsequent problems. Skills include: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with decimals, creating fractions based on information, creating decimals (proportions) based on fractions.

Sample Problem(s):

Solve the word problems. Show all of your work. Use labels in your answers.

Simple: Your school is having a dance, and you are in charge of the punch bowl. It is estimated that each person attending the dance will drink 1.78 pints of punch. The guest list says that 84 people are attending. How many pints of punch will you need to purchase for the dance?