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Word Problems Problem of the day Power Point Math Forum Problem of the Day

1. Terry has $64.50 in her savings account at City Bank. If she takes out $32.00 and puts in $27.36, how much money will be in the account?

A. 132.86 B. $59.86 C. $96.50 D. $32.50

2. Sally and Julie are going to a movie. The movie starts at 1:30. It will take them 25 minutes to get from their house to the movie theater. What time should they leave if they want to get there 10 minutes before the movie starts?

A. 1:55 B. 12:00 C. 2:05 D. 12:55

3. The volleyball tournament expenses totaled $1125. It cost $850 for refreshments and $25 for a custodian. The rest was used to pay two referees. How much did each referee get paid? Work backwards to solve this problem. Explain each step.

4. Car drove 49 miles to his aunt's house and then 13 miles to the mall. What is a reasonable estimate of the total number of miles carl drove?

A. 70 miles B. 60 miles C. 50 miles D. 40 miles

5. Lois is painting several rooms. Each room will use 2 gallons of paint. Lori knows that 10 gallons of paint are needed in all. How many rooms will Lori paint?

A. 8 rooms

B. 10 rooms

C. 12 roooms

D. 20 rooms

6. Dylan is building a dog pen that will have 4 sides. Each side will measure 6 feet. How many yards of fencing will Dylan need?

A. 6 yards

B. 8 yards

C. 10 yards

D. 24 yards

7. A toy store groups toys based on their price. Group 1 is $2, Group 2 is $4, Group 3 is $9, Group 5 is $25, If the pattern continues, how much would group 7 be?

A. $42

B. $47

C. $49

D. $64

8. A toy store groups toys based on their price. Group 1 is $1 , Group 2 is $4, Group 3 is $9 , Group 5 is $25, Group 6 is $36. If the pattern continues, how much would group 7 be?

A. $42

B. $47

C. $49

D. $64

9. A class will be evenly divided into teams of six students each. How many students could be in the class?

A. 21

B. 24

C. 27

D. 25

10. Fill in the missing numbers to complete the pattern.

32, _, _, 20, 16, _, 8, 4

A. 30, 25, 12

B. 27, 18, 12

C. 28, 24, 12

D. 10, 23, 27


11. Mrs. Lee's class must collect $625 for Space Camp. They have collected $376. How much more money must be collected?

A. 359

B. $249

C. $349

D. $259

12. A camera that normally sells for $14.99 is on sale for $9.17. Which shows the best estimate for the amount Lauren will save if she buys 5 cameras?

A. $6.00

B. $30.00

C. $25.00

D. $45.00

13. Tyler and hunter each have 15 pencils. victoria has 10. Which could they do to find out how many they have altogether?

A. Add 15 and 10

B. add 15 and 10 , then multiply by 2.

C. Multiply 10 and 15

D. Multiply 15 by 2, then add 10.

14. Mrs. Lee's class raised $132.72 over four weeks. They raised $21.98 the first week, $40.60 the second week, and $55.25 the third week. How much did they raise in the fourth week?

A. S117. 83

B. $ 55.25

C. $95.85

D. $14.89

15. Which is a reasonable amount of time it takes to say your name?

A. 2 seconds

B. 2 days

C. 2 minutes

D. 2 hours

16. Which is a reasonable height of the door?

A. 7 inches

B. 7 yards

C. 7 feet

D. 7 kilograms

17. Your uncle is driving a truck weighing 12, 450 pounds. He is carrying two loads. One weighs 5,750 pounds and the other 3,950 pounds. He sees a sign that reads "Bridge Ahead Maximum Weight 20,000 pounds." Should he cross the bridge? Explain.

18. You can swim the length of a 50 meter pool in 30 seconds. How long will it take you to swim 400 meters?

A. 4 seconds

B. 4 minutes

C. 8 seconds

D. 8 minutes

19. About how many days would it take to give away $1000 if you gave away $1 every hour? Explain how you know.



20. Carla has a plan for an exercise program. She will run 1 block on Day 1. She will run 2 blocks on each of both Days 2 and 3. She will run 3 blocks on Days 4, 5, and 6. If she continues the pattern of her plan, what day will she start running 5 blocks? A. Day 5 B. Day 7 C. Day 10 D. Day 11 21. A zookeeper gives a grizzly bear a bucket full of 10 salmon, 5 trout, 3 bass, and 2 catfish. If the bear reaches into the bucket and pulls out one fish, which type of fish is he most likely to get?

A. salmon

B. trout

C. bass

D. catfish

22. John had a cookout for his birthday. His mother bought two packages of hot dogs. there were 10 hot dogs in each package. marty ate 5 hot dogs. which ffraction shows how many of the hot dogs Marty ate?

a. 1/2

B. 1/4

C. 1/5

D. 3/5