These adding and subtracting decimal word problems revolve around menu items at Big Bob's Burgers and More Restaurant.
My students would always laugh at the silly scenarios as they calculate grand totals and use subtraction skills to figure out how much money would be leftover after a purchase.
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Here are some sample problems:
1. Paul is a very picky eater. When his family visited Big Bob’s Burgers and More Restaurant, he decided he would stick with side dishes only. He ordered French Fries, Onion Rings, and two orders of Fried Prickles. How much did his parents pay for Paul’s food?
2. Ryan and Matt earned some money over the summer by selling Girl Scout cookies. Ryan earned $5.63 and Matt earned $4.31. After buying two Little Bitty Hot Dogs at Big Bob’s Burgers and More Restaurant, how much money did they have left?