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Lesson 340

Mechanics - Punctuation - Periods


Use a period to show decimals, dollars, and cents. Examples: This costs $6.99. Two and one half is written 2.5.


Instructions: Put periods where needed in the following sentences.


1. In decimals, 225 would mean two and one fourth.


2. That new saddle will cost us $72933. (seven hundred twenty-nine dollars and thirty-three cents)


3. The little girl paid $025 (twenty-five cents) for the sucker, and the boy paid $059 (fifty-nine cents) for the candy bar.


4. In decimals, four and ninety-nine hundredths is written 499.


5. Seven and two thirds is written 767.



--For answers scroll down.















1. 2.25


2. $729.33


3. $0.25 / $0.59


4. 4.99


5. 7.67


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