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1
Carlos earns $3.50 a day on his paper
route. How much does he earn per week?
2
When Charles subtracts the width of his closet from the
length if his bedroom wall, he finds he has 3.65meters of
wall space left. It the closet is 0.87 meters wide, what is
the length of his bedroom wall?
3
Sophia buys her mother a bunch of flowers for $12.95
and her brothers some candy for $2.76. if she has $7.83
left, how much did she start with?
4
If Pedro were 7.5cm taller, he would be twice as tall as
Ian. Ian is 74.25 cm tall , so how tall is Pedro?
Sasha is making some shelves which are 75.5 cm long.
Her friend is making shelves that are 85cm long.
• How much shorter are Sasha’s shelves than her
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friend?
• If the shelving wood Sasha is using is 180 cm long,
how many shelves can she make from it? How much
will be left after cutting the shelves?
6
A café uses 27.5 quarts of milk per day. If they have a
weekly delivery of 180 quarts, how much will they have
left after six days?
7
Charles has 12.5 meters of railway track. Gavin has 8.6
meters and Kristy has 4.8 meters. If they put their track
together, how long will their layout be?
* What is they tripled the layout…what would be the
length then?
8
A novelist writes 9.5 pages of his book a day. How many
pages will he write in 3 days? 6 days? 9 days?
After driving to the 147.7 mile marker, a driver stops at a service
station. He realizes that he left his wallet at the last rest top 35.5
miles back.
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• What mile marker was that?
• He retrieves his wallet, drives to the 147.7 mile marker and
stops again. He has another 115.4 miles to go after his coffee.
How long will his entire trip be?
10
Mr. Mayfield divides his money equally among four
separate banks. If he has $98.65 in each bank, what is
the total of his savings?
* Bonus: If each bank gives him 2% interest, how much
did he make in total interest?
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Terry has $8.50. He spends $1.50 on candy. He then spends $2.05
on a paperback book. How much does he have left to spend?
* Bonus: What percentage of his original amount did he spend?
A snack shop sells 427.56 kg of loose peanuts the first
week and 246.94 kg the second week. How much did
the shop sell over the two weeks?
• Bonus: If the shop sells 1/3 of the first week’s sales
the third week, how much will the shop sell that third
week? How much overall will the shop have sold?
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