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Interpreting Remainders The problems in this power point were taken from the following internet site: • http://www.studyzone.org/testprep/math4/ d/remainders4p.cfm Solve! Draw a Picture. Then, tell how you used the remainder add 1 to the quotient use only the quotient use only the remainder A total of 58 awards will be given away to the soccer team. Each box holds 8 awards. How many awards will be in the partially filled box? 2 awards; The remainder is the answer. There are 62 students in the Football League. How many teams of 6 can they make? 10 teams; the quotient is the answer. If 13 parents want to go on the field trip and each car holds 6 people. How many cars will they need? 3 cars; add 1 to the quotient The baseball coach has 98 baseballs to share equally among 8 players. How many baseballs will be left? 2 baseballs; the remainder is the answer. Mr. Foster makes 26 cupcakes. Each cupcake tray holds 4 cupcakes. How many cupcakes will be in his partially filled tray? 2 cupcakes; The remainder is the answer. Mrs. Campbell has 52 seeds to plant in her garden. She wants to plant the seeds in rows of 5. How many rows will she make? 11 rows; add 1 to the quotient There are 47 books in the box. Mrs. Smith wants to put the books in baskets. 7 books will fit in each basket. How many full baskets will Mrs. Smith have? 6 full baskets; the quotient is the answer. There are 76 people seated at tables. Each table holds 10 people. How many full tables are there? 7 full tables; the quotient is the answer.