This week, try your hand at writing and solving a word problem that includes comparing three different decimals and placing them in numerical order. Make sure your word problem makes sense.

Three boys entered a race. Joe ran the race in 2.567 seconds; Bobby finished in 2.563 seconds and Alex finished in 2.53 seconds. Who came in first, second and third places?

Alex came in first place with the smallest number: 2.53 seconds Bobby came in second place with 2.563 seconds Joe came in third place with 2.567 seconds

Three students entered a sunflower growing contest.Catherine's flower grew 6.5 feet. Tina's flower grew 5.9 feet. And Andy's flower grew 7.1 feet. Who came in first, second and third place?

Andy came in first place with the biggest number, 7.1 feet. Catherine came in second place with 6.5 feet. Tina came in third place with 5.9 feet.

One day three siblings entered a swimming race. Olivia got a time of 3.4 seconds. Trevor got 3.8 seconds.And Kiera got 2.9 seconds. What is the order they finished?

First Kiera with 2.9 seconds then Olivia with 3.4 seconds and last Trevor with 3.8 seconds

Franklin,Trevor and Mitchell were in a long jump tournament at school,Franklin jumped 4.54 meters, Trevor jumped 5.6 meters and Mitchell jumped 6.13 meters.Who jumped farthest?Order the decimals from least to greatest. 4.54,5.6,6.13

Three kids entered a race. Jessica got a time of 3.2, Bob got a time of 3.5 seconds, and Calvin got a time of 3.3 seconds. Put these numbers in order from least to greatest.

Franklin,Trevor and Mitchell were in a long jump tournament at school,Franklin jumped 4.54 meters, Trevor jumped 5.6 meters and Mitchell jumped 6.13 meters.Who jumped farthest?Order the decimals from least to greatest. 4.54,5.6,6.13

There are 3 kids Luke, Ryan, and Ted they were seeing how far they could through a ball Luke through 12.473 feet, Ryan got 12.306 feet and Ted got 11.067 feet.

Jim, Joey, and John wanted to see who could kick a soccer ball the furthest..Jim kicked it 10.1 feet, Joey kicked it 12.4 feet, John kicked his ball 1 foot more than Jim. Who kicked the ball the furthest? Answer:Joey kicked it the furthest at 12.4 By Scott

Three people wanted to see who's iPad was the cheapest. Kim got it for $300.78, Jake got it for $300.87, and Alex got it for $300.79. Order from least to greatest to find cheapest.

Marcus, Billy, and Ralph had a throwing competition. Marcus got 9.498, Billy got 9.479, and Ralph got 9.579. Who got first, second, and third? First, Ralph 9.579 Second, Marcus 9.498 Third, Billy 9.479

3 boys were having an eating contest. Bob ate his pasta in 5.647 minutes. Bobby ate his pasta in 5.835 minutes. Bobady bob ate his pasta in 5.638 minutes. Who ate their pasta the fastest? Put the decimals in order from least to greatest.

Bobady bob ate his pasta the fastest. 5.638, 5.647, 5.835

Boblin,Bonbon and bob were fighting over donuts.Boblin got 2.35 Bonbon got 2.38 and Bob got 3.06 of the donuts.Put these donut decimals in order from least to greatest.

Three boys entered a race. Joe ran the race in 2.567 seconds; Bobby finished in 2.563 seconds and Alex finished in 2.53 seconds. Who came in first, second and third places?

ReplyDeleteAlex came in first place with the smallest number: 2.53 seconds

Bobby came in second place with 2.563 seconds

Joe came in third place with 2.567 seconds

Three students entered a sunflower growing contest.Catherine's flower grew 6.5 feet. Tina's flower grew 5.9 feet. And Andy's flower grew 7.1 feet. Who came in first, second and third place?

ReplyDeleteAndy came in first place with the biggest number, 7.1 feet.

Catherine came in second place with 6.5 feet.

Tina came in third place with 5.9 feet.

Kiera

Two kids went to a candy store Danny got 3.345 pieces of candy Tom got 3.678 pieces of candy who got more candy Danny or Tom?

ReplyDeleteTom got more candy because 6 tenths is more than 3 tenths.

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DeleteOne day three siblings entered a swimming race. Olivia got a time of 3.4 seconds. Trevor got 3.8 seconds.And Kiera got 2.9 seconds. What is the order they finished?

ReplyDeleteFirst Kiera with 2.9 seconds then Olivia with 3.4 seconds and last Trevor with 3.8 seconds

3 girls went to the grocery store. Sarah spent 5.67$. Ellie spent 5.31$. Molly spent 6.87$. What is the order of prices from greatest to least?

ReplyDeleteMolly spent the most money with 6.87$, then Sarah with 5.67$, and with the least came Ellie with 5.31$.

Franklin,Trevor and Mitchell were in a long jump tournament at school,Franklin jumped 4.54 meters, Trevor jumped 5.6 meters and Mitchell jumped 6.13 meters.Who jumped farthest?Order the decimals from least to greatest. 4.54,5.6,6.13

ReplyDeleteMitchell jumped the farthest.

Three kids entered a race. Jessica got a time of 3.2, Bob got a time of 3.5 seconds, and Calvin got a time of 3.3 seconds. Put these numbers in order from least to greatest.

ReplyDeleteAnswer: 3.2, 3.3, 3.5.

Franklin,Trevor and Mitchell were in a long jump tournament at school,Franklin jumped 4.54 meters, Trevor jumped 5.6 meters and Mitchell jumped 6.13 meters.Who jumped farthest?Order the decimals from least to greatest. 4.54,5.6,6.13

ReplyDeleteMitchell jumped the farthest.

Sid,Alex and Jake had a race.Sid finished 4.5 .Alex finish 4.8. Jake finished 3.9.Order the decimal by greatest to least. Who finished first.

ReplyDelete3.9,4.5,4.8

Jake finished first

There are 3 kids Luke, Ryan, and Ted they were seeing how far they could through a ball Luke through 12.473 feet, Ryan got 12.306 feet and Ted got 11.067 feet.

ReplyDeletewho got the most distance?

Jim, Joey, and John wanted to see who could kick a soccer ball the furthest..Jim kicked it 10.1 feet, Joey kicked it 12.4 feet, John kicked his ball 1 foot more than Jim. Who kicked the ball the furthest?

ReplyDeleteAnswer:Joey kicked it the furthest at 12.4

By Scott

Three people wanted to see who's iPad was the cheapest. Kim got it for $300.78, Jake got it for $300.87, and Alex got it for $300.79. Order from least to greatest to find cheapest.

ReplyDeleteAnswer:300.78,300.79,300.87

Three kids did their homework. Bob got 83.25 on his. Kim got 98.2, and Paul got a 76.89. Order the numbers from least to greatest.

ReplyDeleteAnswer: 76.89, 83.25, 98.2

By Vela

There are three boys. One boy is 5.25 feet, another is 5.34 feet and another is 5.27 feet. What are there heights from shortest to tallest?

ReplyDelete5.25, 5.27 and 5.34

Marcus, Billy, and Ralph had a throwing competition. Marcus got 9.498, Billy got 9.479, and Ralph got 9.579. Who got first, second, and third?

ReplyDeleteFirst, Ralph 9.579

Second, Marcus 9.498

Third, Billy 9.479

Christian

3 boys were having an eating contest. Bob ate his pasta in 5.647 minutes. Bobby ate his pasta in 5.835 minutes. Bobady bob ate his pasta in 5.638 minutes. Who ate their pasta the fastest? Put the decimals in order from least to greatest.

ReplyDeleteBobady bob ate his pasta the fastest. 5.638, 5.647, 5.835

Boblin,Bonbon and bob were fighting over donuts.Boblin got 2.35 Bonbon got 2.38 and Bob got 3.06 of the donuts.Put these donut decimals in order from least to greatest.

ReplyDelete2.35,2.38,3.06

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