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Calculator Problems


1. 8,656----- 4342------ 5499----- 3638

I rounded three of these numbers to the nearest hundred and found their sum. The sum was 18, 500. Which number didn't I use?




2. Mei Lin bought 4 pencils, a notebook, and 3 packages of notebook paper. How much change did she get from ten dollars?

Pencil $0.27

Notebook Paper $0.98

Notebook $3.00

Eraser $0.16

Separator $0.08

Pencil $0.27





3. Mr. Sanchez bought 21 bars of soap on sale. How much less did he spend than if he had bought the soap at the regular price?

Big Sale!

Regular Price $0.99 each

Sale Price 3 for $1.50


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4. Carla bought a tent and a sleeping bag. She paid $80.00 in cash and wrote a check for the rest. How much was the check for?



Tent $93.60

Sleeping bag $35.50
Cot $23.75





5. The highest mountain in the United States is Mount McKinley, is 20, 320 feet. The highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest, is 8708 feet higher than Mount McKinley. How many feet high is Mount Everest?






6. Amy had $156.50 in her savings account. On Monday she made a deposit of $37.45. On Tuesday she withdrew $49.00. How much money was in Amy's account then?





7. The table shows the lengths of some bridges in the United States. How much longer is the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge than the Brooklyn Bridge?


Name
Lengths (meters)
Brooklyn
486
Golden Gate
1280
Tacoma Narrows
853
Verrazano-Narrows
1298



8. How many 36's must you add to 58 to get a total of 310?9. There were 63 boys and 58 girls at the party. There were 75 fewer adults than the total number of boys and girls. How many people were at the party altogether?10. The Astros scored a total of 130 points. How many points did Gomez score?

Player
Points Scored
Smith
17
Mendez
23
Bond
12
Choate
21
Taylor
9
Foster
28
Singer
1
Gomez
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9. How much farther is it from Ruby Valley to Pearl by way of Gold Hill than by way of Sliverton?

Ruby Valley _219_Silverton_148km_Pearl_385 km Gold Hill153 km_Ruby Valley






10. Mrs. Triska left home at 8:30 A.M. to drive to Twin Falls. She arrived in Twin Falls at 11:15 A.M. How many minutes did it take Mrs. Triska to travel from her home to Twin Falls?






11. There are 12 sections for seating in the arena. There are 15 rows in each section with 24 seats in each row. How many spectators would it take to fill half the seats in the arena?-



12. Angela bought 27 bagels. How much did she spend in all? Bagel Special Cheaper by the dozen 1 dozen $2.89 6 bagels

$1.59 2 bagels = $0.90 1 bagel = 40.35=



13. How much greater is the value of 1,000 ten -dollar bills than 1,000 five-dollar bills?



14. The largest omelet on record was made with 2,916 eggs and 8 single eggs. How many eggs were used to make the largest omelet?

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15. A baseball diamond is really a square. The distance between home plate and first base is 90 feet. What is the area of the baseball diamond?



16. Amber shot these six arrows. She scored 3,000 points. What is the value of the outer ring?

_ 400_ 500_ 1000__

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17. Soto's Supplies has masking tape in large and small cartons. How many rolls of masking tape are in 3 large and 2 small cartons?



18. Dina lives 2.4 kilometers from school. today she walked to school, walked home for lunch, walked back to school, and walked home after school. How many kilometers did she walk in all?

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19. Put a decimal point in each number: 38 + 126 164

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Miss Leaphorn bought a dozen brushes for the art class. How much change did she get from a 10-dollar bill? Markers

$1.25 per box Pencils = $0.20 each Brushes = $0.57 each Chalk = $6.00 per box




21. John bought a sweater for $24.87, a coat for $38.98, and a watch for $16.00. The sales tax was $4.00. John gave the clerk $100.00. How much was his change?



22. Manuel won three of these bags of marbles. He won 201 marbles. How many marbles are in the bag that Manuel did NOT win.

37 red marbles 29 blue marbles 53 yellow marbles 135 green marbles

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23. There are 500 sheets in a ream of paper. At $0.02 a sheet, what is the cost of 7 reams of paper?




24. The planet mars is about 228,478, 000 kilometers from the sun. The planet Earth is about 149,581,000 kilometers from the sun. How much farther from the sun is Mars than Earth?

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25. How much greater is the value of 5000 dimes than 1000 quarters?


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26. The Lums spend an average of $16.50 per person on groceries each week. There are 5 people in the Lum Family. About hou much do the Lums spend for food each year?





27. When this cheesecake is sliced into six pieces, each piece has 240 calories. How many calories would there be in each piece if the cheesecake were slided into 8 equal pieces?



28. What is the sum of all of the numbers in this table?
3
6
9
12
15
3
6
9
12
15
3
6
9
12
15
3
6
9
12
15
3
6
9
12
15
3
6
9
12
15

29.
Ice cream Cone Sales : Week of July 1
Flavor
Sun
Mon
Tues
Wed
Thurs
Fri
Sat
chocolate
148
258
164
176
188
292
387
Vanilla
193
176
115
162
193
184
211
Strawberry
87
131
92
104
142
174
163
Choc Chip
156
221
147
189
163
247
201
The price of an ice-cream cone is $1.20. How much more money was spent for chocolate than for vanilla cones during the week of July 1?

30.
Parking
$1.50 for the first half hour
$1.00 for the second half hour
$1.25 for each additional hour

Mr. Rosseni parked his car in this lot for five days. He arrived at the lot at 7:30 A.M. and left at 4:30 P.M. each day. How much did Mr. Rosseni pay to park his car in the lot?


31. What is the Volume of a box?
The height is half the width. The width is half the length. The length is 46 centimeters.

32.
City Travel
$3 per month -or- $27 per year
Home Gorgeous
$2.50 per month -- or -- $24.00 per year
Sport Trophy
$2.25 per month -- or-- $18.00 per year
Wilderness
$3.25 per month -- or -- $29.00 per year

The Landry family bought a year's subscription to City Travel and to Sport Trophy. Altogether, how much less did they pay than if they had bought the magazines at the monthly rate?



33. What is the cost of this piece of cheese? 1 pound 8 oz.

Swiss Cheese is $4.96 a pound.