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- Janna 2
Janna lives 4 3/10 miles from school. She estimates that she travels 4 x 2 x 5, or 40 miles each week. is her estimate an overestimate or an underestimate? Explain.
- Divide with remainder
Mrs. Diaz has 4 brownies left. She wants to share the brownies equally among her 5 children. Which of the following shows the amount of brownies each child can receive?
- Handmade scarves
Chelsea is sewing handmade scarves for her sisters and friends. She has 4 ⅚ yards of material and needs ⅞ of a yard for each scarf. How many scarves can she make with the existing material?
- Gift baskets
Alessia and Alexia made some gift baskets to sell. 2/5 of them were yu-gi-oh themed and the rest were barbie themed. They sold 3/4 of the yu-gi-oh themed baskets and 7/12 of the barbie themed baskets. They remained with 56 gift baskets. How many gift bask
- The restaurant
The restaurant is 3/8 miles from office. She makes the walk in 7 1/2 minutes. At the same rate, how long will it take her to walk the two miles from her home to her office?
- 6 cups of strawberries
Mr. Hunter decided to make a healthy snack for the 20 students in his class. He gave each student a dish of yogurt, and divided 6 cups of strawberries equally among the dishes. How many cups of strawberries did each student get in their yogurt? Write your
- Concentric circles 4
One circle has a radius of 98 cm and a second concentric circle has a radius of 1m 26 cm.How much longer is the circumference of the second circle than that of the first?
- Finn collected
Finn collected 5 pounds of newspaper for the recycling drive. Darnel collected 4 1/2 times as much newspaper as Finn. How many pounds of newspaper did Darnel collect?
Keia and Hiro made a total of 27 cupcakes. Keia made 2 times as many cupcakes as Hiro. How many cupcakes did Hiro make?
- Pizza 16
Kevin ate 5/12 of his pizza. Which is a better estimate for the amount of pizza that he ate: A. about half of the pizza or B. almost all of the pizza?
- Trim the bushes
Mason is always helping him to trim the bushes. The area A had a length 14 m and breadth 7 m and if we going to combined A and B the equals is 215 m². The question is: what is the area of B?
- Attending school
Huang lives 1/4 of a mile from school while Lily lives 2/3 of a mile from school. How much further does Lily live from school than Huang?
- Class party
There is a 1/2 of a liter of soda left after a class party. The 3 students on the clean-up crew are going to split the soda equally. How many liters of soda does each student get?
- Five couples
In how many ways can 5 couples arrange themselves in a row if they stay together?
- Prealgebra ex
Find unknown number/mixed number N in given equation: N + 3 1/2 = 6 3/4
Jim and Dora are collecting shoes for a yard sale. Dora collected 1/2 as many shoes as Jim did. Jim collected 3/7 of a bag of shoes. How many bags of shoes did Dora collect?
- Violin and dance lesson
Each week, Nina takes a violin lesson and a dance lesson. The dance lesson costs ⅔ as much as the violin lesson, and the combined cost is $75. Which systems of equations could be used to find d, the cost of the dance lesson in dollars, and v, the cost of
- Tomato plant
Bruce's grandmother loves to use fresh tomatoes in her homemade pasta sauce. Bruce thought she might like to grow her own, so he bought her a planter box and a tomato plant. The planter box is shaped like a rectangular prism. It is 12 1/2 inches long, 10
- A surveyor
A surveyor estimated the distance across a river to be 300 m. The actual distance across the river was 286.4 m. Find the absolute error and the percent error of the surveyor's estimate. if necessary, round to the nearest tenth.
- Two numbers 17
The sum of two numbers is 9 and the sum of their cubes is 189, find the sum of their squares.