Friday, December 17, 2021

Lesson 340 - Mechanics - Punctuation - Periods

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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.


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Answers:

1. In decimals, 2.25 would mean two and one fourth.

2. That new saddle will cost us $729.33 (seven hundred twenty-nine dollars and thirty-three cents).

3. The little girl paid $0.25 (twenty-five cents) for the sucker, and the boy paid $0.59 (fifty-nine cents) for the candy bar.

4. In decimals, four and ninety-nine hundredths is written 4.99.

5. Seven and two thirds is written 7.67.



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