Adding & subtracting decimals word problems

Practice solving word problems by adding or subtracting decimal numbers.

Problem

On a beautiful afternoon, Ashley rode her bicycle to a farm that sold baskets of oranges for dollar sign, 5, point, 12 each and baskets of eggplants for dollar sign, 5, point, 54 each.
Ashley decided to buy a basket of oranges and a basket of eggplants because those were her favorite kinds of fruit.
How much did Ashley need to pay for her produce?
dollar sign
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • an exact decimal, like 0, point, 75
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3, slash, 5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7, slash, 4
  • a mixed number, like 1, space, 3, slash, 4