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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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Answers:

 

1. 2.25

 

2. $729.33

 

3. $0.25 / $0.59

 

4. 4.99

 

5. 7.67

 






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