Solve word problems involving the addition of decimals and decimal fractions.
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(Teachers: Show students the fourth image from the article, "Cool runnings! Bolt helps Jamaica smash world record for astonishing 4x100m relay". Block out the time so students cannot see it.)
Act 1: Look at the image. What is the new world record?
Act 2: Use the following information to solve -
Mens 4x100m Relay Splits
Carter | 10.16 |
Frater | 9 |
Blake | 8.98 |
Bolt | 8.7 |
Act 3: Reveal the answer. (Teachers, show students the full image from the article.)
Act 4 (the sequel): This new world record was 0.2 faster than the previous world record, also set by the same Jamaican relay team but in 2011. What was the previous world record?
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Solve. Show or explain your work.
Jay has $${{29\over100}}$$ L of oil. He buys another $${1{5\over10}}$$ L. He still needs $${{71\over100}}$$ L to deep fry clams. How much oil does Jay need to make fried clams?
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