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FRUIT

Leon brought a bag of fruit to his after-school meeting.

There were 4 apples, 3 bananas, and 6 pears in the bag. What fraction of the fruit were bananas?

2
2

SHIRTS

Carla bought 5 new sweatshirts. Three sweatshirts were

red, 1 sweatshirt was blue, and 1 sweatshirt was green. What fraction of the sweatshirts were blue?

What fraction of the sweatshirts were red?

3
3

BALLOONS

Angie bought the following balloons for the party:

R
R
R RR YY B B B G G
R RR YY B B B G G

RR

R RR YY B B B G G
R RR YY B B B G G

YY

B
B
B
B
B
B
G
G
G
G
B
B
G
G

What fraction of the balloons are blue?

What fraction of the balloons are red?

What fraction of the balloons are not green?

4
4

SCHOOL

Savannah brought 20 muffins to share at snack time. She

gave 12 muffins to the students and 3 muffins to the teachers. What fraction of the muffins did Savannah give out?

5
5

PUZZLES

I am a fraction that has a denominator of 7 and a

numerator of 3. What fraction am I?

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SCHOOL

Cory read

1

12

the same book. He read

read more pages?

of a book over a weekend. Rogelio has

1

8

of the book over the weekend. Who

HOBBIES

Maggie and her mother are making scrapbooks of their

1

5

of her scrapbook. Her

of her scrapbook. Who has finished more of

vacation at the beach. Maggie has finished

mother has finished

1

4

her scrapbook?

GARDENING

The picture is a diagram of Luis’s garden. He

planted flowers in the shaded part of the garden.

He planted flowers in the shaded part of the garden . In what fraction of the

In what fraction of the garden are flowers planted?

Luis, Ben, and James are on a basketball team. They

scored the most goals in the last game. Luis scored 1 goal every 15 minutes of the game. Ben scored 1 goal every 20 minutes of the game. James scored 1 goal every 10 minutes of the game. Who scored the most goals?

BASKETBALL

FOOD

Ms. Kim cut a pizza into 5 slices.

1

5

Hannah ate

the pizza to show how many pieces Hannah ate.

of the pizza. Shade the picture of

many pieces Hannah ate. of the pizza. Shade the picture of COOKING Miriam baked cookies to

COOKING

Miriam baked cookies to share with her friends. Tom

1

7

of the cookies. Jenna ate

1

6

of the cookies. Miriam ate

ate

cookies. Who ate the least amount of cookies?

1

9

of the

1

of the

week in Denver,

Topeka, Kansas. Where did he spend the least amount of time?

CALENDAR

Mr. Jamison travels for business. He spent

1

5

of the week in Chicago, and

1

8

3

of the week in

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DESSERT

Jenna baked apple pies for a family reunion. Each pie

was cut into 9 pieces. Her family ate 28 pieces of pie. Write the number of pies Jenna’s family ate as an improper fraction and as a mixed number.

2
2

SNACKS

Jamal had a bag of oranges to share with his friends.

He divided each orange into four equal pieces. Sixteen orange sections were eaten. How many whole oranges did Jamal and his friends eat?

3
3

HOBBIES

Michele used strips of wood to make square picture

frames. Each strip of wood was of equal length. She cut each strip into 7 equal pieces and used a total of 20 pieces for the frames. Write the number of strips of wood Michele used as an improper fraction and as a mixed number.

4
4

PACKAGING

Carlotta bought boxes of snack bars at the grocery

store. Each box contained 6 snack bars. During the week, her family ate 15 snack bars. How many whole boxes of snack bars did her family eat?

5
5

PACKAGING

Henry bought 3 packs of tomatoes to make salsa.

Each pack has 4 tomatoes in it. He used a total of 9 tomatoes. Write the number of packs of tomatoes Henry used as an improper fraction and as a mixed number.

6
6

PICNICS

Mrs. Meyers bought three jugs of lemonade for a school

picnic. Each jug contained 16 cups of lemonade. Students drank a total of 39 cups of lemonade at the picnic. Write the number of jugs of lemonade the students drank as an improper fraction and as a mixed number.

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Rachel and Lionel each knit a scarf 60 inches long. The

scarves are shown below. What fraction of Rachel’s scarf is white?

What fraction of Lionel’s scarf is white? Do Rachel and Lionel have equal amounts of white in their scarves? Explain.

KNITTING

Rachel’s Scarf
Rachel’s Scarf

Lionel’s Scarf

John cut his 12-inch submarine sandwich into 12 equal

pieces. He ate 2 pieces. Juanita cut her 12-inch submarine sandwich into 6 equal pieces. She ate the same amount as John. How many pieces of her sandwich did Juanita eat?

LUNCH

DESSERT

John’s Sandwich

sandwich did Juanita eat? LUNCH DESSERT John’s Sandwich Juanita’s Sandwich Sylvia made a blueberry pie and
sandwich did Juanita eat? LUNCH DESSERT John’s Sandwich Juanita’s Sandwich Sylvia made a blueberry pie and

Juanita’s Sandwich

Sylvia made a blueberry pie and cut it into 6 pieces.

Thelma made a blueberry pie and cut it into 12 pieces. The pies

were the same size. How many pieces of Thelma’s pie equal 2 pieces of Sylvia’s pie?

BASEBALL

Anton and Julian both pitched in Friday’s little league

game. Anton threw 45 pitches of which 18 were strikes. Julian threw 40 pitches of which 16 were strikes. Who threw the greater fraction of strikes in Friday’s game? Explain your answer.

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MUSIC

Chris practiced three songs on his trumpet. The lengths of

the songs are shown in the table below. Which song has the greatest length?

 

Songs

Name

Length (min.)

 

5

Jubilee Rag

 

6

 

3

Trumpet March

4

 

1

Climb High

2

 

1

Maria bought

2

pound of white potatoes,

3

4

SHOPPING

pound

8 7 pounds of sweet potatoes. Which kind of

of red potatoes, and

potato weighed the least?

HARVEST

Three friends went to a farm to pick strawberries.

The table shows the amount each person picked. Who picked the greatest amount of strawberries?

Strawberries Picked

Name

Weight (kg)

 

7

Lionel

8

 

5

Duncan

6

 

3

Jorge

4

PIZZA

Three friends each ordered a small cheese pizza for lunch.

4

9

of her pizza. Sharona ate

3

8

Carolina ate

1

3

of her pizza. Leona ate

of her pizza. Who ate the least amount of pizza?

GARDENING

Manuel plants a vegetable garden every spring.

1

1

3

Tomato plants use

the garden space. Squash plants use

vegetable takes up the greatest amount of space in the garden?

of the garden space. Pepper plants use

6

of

1 2 of the garden space. Which

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HOME IMPROVEMENT

Look at the diagram of the den. Is the

1

2

, or 1?

fraction of the floor that has been installed closest to 0,

fraction of the floor that has been installed closest to 0, HEIGHT A newly planted tree

HEIGHT

A newly planted tree is 5

foot, how tall is the tree?

2

9

feet tall. To the nearest half

CATERING

Maneefa set out five pans of lasagna at a party she

5

8

catered. Fifteen minutes later, only 3

pans of lasagna remained.

To the nearest half pan, how much lasagna is left?

6 TIME Stela spent 12 hours preparing her science project 11
6
TIME
Stela spent 12
hours preparing her science project
11

presentation. To the nearest half hour, how long did Stela spend

preparing the presentation?

CONSTRUCTION

The sill of a house is 18

13

15

feet long. To the

nearest half foot, how long is the sill of the house?

NUTRITION

Harvell’s nutritionist told him to eat at least

2

16

pound

of oily fish per day. To the nearest half pound, how much oily fish

is Harvell supposed to eat per day?

Chapter 2

Lesson

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1
1

BRACELETS

Laurie is making bracelets using heart-shaped and

 

triangle-shaped beads. She wants to use an equal number of beads on each bracelet, without mixing the shapes. What is the greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?

greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet?     2 PHOTOS Sinji
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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2

PHOTOS

Sinji has 72 landscape scenes and 30 still-life scenes for a

 

photo album. She decides to put as many photos as she can on a page. She also wants each page to contain the same number of photos, but she does not want to mix the types of scenes. How many photos should she put on each page?

 
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3

MUSIC

Neil divided his music CD collection into three categories.

 

He is planning to pack the CDs in boxes. He wants to pack the same number of CDs in each box, and he does not want to mix the categories. What is the greatest number of CDs that can be in a box?

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CD Categories

   
 

Category

   

Number

 

Rock

   

105

Easy Listening

 

63

Classical

   

84

4
4

SAMPLES

Mr. Mancell is preparing packages of free samples for

his customers. He has 36 ink pens, 28 bandage holders, and 32 key chains. He starts by dividing the samples into equal groups. What is the greatest number of samples he could put in each group?

5
5

DANCERS

Valentina’s dance team is working hard toward a

regional competition. There are 14 Petites, 42 Juniors, and 35 Seniors on the team. Each group practices at a different time, but they are all divided equally into rows. What is the greatest possible number of dancers that could be in each row?

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Solve. 1 RAIN
Solve.
1
RAIN

During the month of April, it rained on 8 days. What is the

fraction of days it rained in April in simplest form? (Hint: There are 30 days in April.)

PIZZAApril in simplest form? (Hint: There are 30 days in April.) Mrs. Tyler ordered two pizzas.

Mrs. Tyler ordered two pizzas. One pizza was cheese and

one was pepperoni. The cheese pizza was cut into 12 pieces. The pepperoni pizza was cut into 8 pieces. Her family ate 10 pieces of the cheese pizza and 6 pieces of the pepperoni pizza. In simplest form what is the fraction of each pizza eaten?

Cheese Pepperoni
Cheese
Pepperoni

BOOKS

Hector divided the books he read last year into four categories.

In simplest form, what fraction of the books are mystery books?

Book Categories

Category

Number

Mystery

8

Science Fiction

12

History

4

Biography

4

4 BASEBALL A baseball pitcher threw a total of 75 pitches in a ballgame. Forty
4
BASEBALL
A baseball pitcher threw a total of 75 pitches in a
ballgame. Forty of those pitches were strikes. In simplest form, what
fraction of the pitches were strikes?
5
MUSIC
The school orchestra contains 32 musicians. There are 10

musicians in the brass section. In simplest form, what fraction of the orchestra is the brass section?

TESTS

A math test has a total of 100 questions. Darla got 84

questions correct. In simplest form, what fraction of the questions did Darla answer correctly?

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Solve. 1 PARTY
Solve.
1
PARTY

3 4 pound of cheese for a party. After the

Bruno bought

2 3 of the cheese was left. How many pounds of cheese were

party,

left after the party?

How many pounds of cheese were party, left after the party? Cierra has a test tube

Cierra has a test tube of cells. She needs to use 1

5

BIOLOGY

of the

1

5 , she puts 2

7

cells to make new cells. Of this

What fraction of the total amount of cells did she put into the

Petri dishes?

into Petri dishes.

1 3 DESSERT Nyoko is making cookies. The recipe requires cup of 3 sugar for
1
3
DESSERT
Nyoko is making cookies. The recipe requires
cup of
3
sugar for 1 batch of cookies. How much sugar will Nyoko need to
make half the recipe?
4
COMPUTERS
Vara’s hard drive is
2 3 full with current files. Vara
saves
2 3 of the current files and deletes the rest. How full is her

hard drive after deleting the files?

FITNESS

When Tess trains for a marathon, she runs

1

3

each day during the week. On Saturdays, she runs

distance. How far does she run on Saturdays?

2 3 of a mile

of her

4

5

BUSINESS

An office copy machine is stocked with paper

of the

5 6 of the

time. When the machine is stocked, it works properly

time. What fraction of time is the copy machine fully stocked and

working the way it should?

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Solve. Write the answer in simplest from.

1
1

COOKING

Deepak made

4 5 of a gallon of soup to feed 8 of his

friends. How much soup did each of his friends get?

ADVERTISING8 of his friends. How much soup did each of his friends get? An hour long

An hour long talk show plays 10 commercials in

1

3

hour of advertising time. Assuming each commercial is equal in

length, how long is each commercial as a fraction of the hour?

3 CHEMISTRY Camille is working with a beaker of solution filled to 2 the L
3
CHEMISTRY
Camille is working with a beaker of solution filled to
2
the
L mark. She needs to divide the solution evenly between 6 test
5
tubes. How much solution should she pour into each test tube?
2
4
BUSINESS
Mr. Valdez spent
of his work day in meetings on
6

Friday. He had 3 meetings that each took the same amount of

time. As a fraction of his work day, how long was each of

Mr. Valdez’s meetings?

5 MACHINERY One machine runs for 8 9 of a shift. The machine spends an
5
MACHINERY
One machine runs for
8 9 of a shift. The machine
spends an equal amount of time on 4 different tasks. As a fraction
of the shift, how long does the machine spend on each task?
6
CONSTRUCTION
Chenoa is building a dog house. She has one

6 7 of a yard long. She needs to cut it into 6

piece of wood that is

equal pieces. How long should she cut each piece?

Use a diagram to justify your answer.

equal pieces. How long should she cut each piece? Use a diagram to justify your answer.

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1
1

CYCLING

Becky takes a long bicycle ride every Saturday. The

odometer on her bicycle records her mileage. Becky reset her odometer to 00.00 miles before her last ride. The odometer reading is shown below. Write the distance Becky cycled in word form.

 
 
2
2

TOOLS

Brandon needs to drill a six hundred twenty-five

thousandths inch in a piece of wood. Write the measure in standard form.

3
3

HORSEBACK RIDING

Sergio rode his horse for 3.56 miles. What is

this distance in word form?

 
4
4

RUNNING

Sabrina and Aashi raced each other in a 100m sprint.

Their stop watches are shown below. Write their times in word form.

Their stop watches are shown below. Write their times in word form.
Their stop watches are shown below. Write their times in word form.
Their stop watches are shown below. Write their times in word form.
Their stop watches are shown below. Write their times in word form.
Their stop watches are shown below. Write their times in word form.
Their stop watches are shown below. Write their times in word form.
 
Sabrina
Sabrina
Aashi
Aashi
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5

ENGINEERING

Andre is designing a power system that uses a

motor with rating of three and seventy-five hundredths horsepower.

He tests the motor with a device that reads horsepower in decimal units. What value should the testing device read in standard form?

6
6

TRAVEL

Tia’s mother told her they would need to drive four

hundred eighty-two and sixty-three hundredths miles to Mount Rushmore. What is the distance as a decimal?

7
7

BIOLOGY

In Biology class, Adita’s frog weighed one and four tenths

kilograms. What is the decimal equivalent of the frog’s weight?

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1
1

GROCERY

Abigail spent the amount shown at the grocery store.

How much did she spend?

 
at the grocery store. How much did she spend?   2 SHOPPING Kyle bought a pair
2
2

SHOPPING

Kyle bought a pair of shoes for $42.83. He gave the

cashier two $20-bills, two $1-bills, and some coins. What coins did he give the cashier if he did not receive any change?

3
3

ENTERTAINMENT

Paulina has a ten-dollar bill, three quarters, and

four pennies. She wants to buy a movie DVD. A comedy movie costs $10.99. A drama movie costs $10.59. Which movie can Paulina buy?

4
4

BASEBALL

Charro bought something from the concession stand at a

baseball game. He paid with three $1-bills and two quarters. Prices for concessions are listed in the table below. What did Charro buy if he did not receive any change?

 

Food

Price

 

Soda

$2.50

Pretzel

$2.75

Hot Dog

$3.50

5
5

WAGES

Gaia earns $5.85 per hour at her after-school job. What is

Gaia’s hourly wage written in word form?

 
6
6

FLOWERS

Tabitha bought a single carnation to give to her mother

on her birthday. She paid $2.68 for the flower. What combination of coins and bills did Tabitha use if she used the fewest

number possible?

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1
1

METRIC CONVERSIONS

A centimeter is about 2.54 inches. How long

is a centimeter to the nearest half of an inch?

 
2
2

RAINFALL

It rained 13.65 centimeters in Houston last week. What

was the rainfall to the nearest centimeter?

 
3
3

CONSTRUCTION

Leslie is replacing a rotten board on the side of a

house. The board measures 7.63 feet. Leslie wants to use a new board that is closest in size to the one she is replacing. The new boards are shown below. Which board should she use?

The new boards are shown below. Which board should she use? 4 MEASUREMENT The Youngmans’ lot
4
4

MEASUREMENT

The Youngmans’ lot is 1.68 acres. How large is their

lot to the nearest half of an acre?

 
5
5

ENERGY

The daily energy usage of some common household

appliances is shown below. Which appliance does not use about 1 kilowatt hour of energy per day?

 
   
   
   
 
 
 
 
 

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6

TRAVEL

Chiara went to Italy to visit her grandparents. They

traveled to Pisa, where Chiara saw the famous leaning tower. The tower is 55.86 meters high. What is the height of the tower to the nearest meter?

7
7

BIOLOGY

Jorge found a rhinoceros beetle

7 BIOLOGY Jorge found a rhinoceros beetle

in his flowerbed. It was 5.45 centimeters long. How long is the beetle to the nearest centimeter?

cm 123456
cm 123456

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1
1

MANUFACTURING

Amalia works in a factory. She measures parts

as they come off an assembly line. No part should measure more

than 1.65 cm. She measures three parts to be 1.09 cm, 1.73 cm, and

1.64

cm. Order these parts from least to greatest. Are all of the

parts within the requirement?

 
2
2

BIOLOGY

Makalla has four test tubes, each containing a different

volume. Write the volumes from least to greatest.

 

Volume

 

3.9

mL

3.7

mL

3.5

mL

3.8

mL

3
3

BASEBALL

Marcos wants to know which of his friends has the

best batting average and which has the worst batting average. Look at the list below. Which is the highest batting average and which is the lowest?

 

Batting Averages

 

0.273

0.325

0.371

0.313

0.269

4
4

MEASUREMENT

Coach Torres measured the heights of his players

highest:

lowest:

for the basketball team photo. The players were 78.5 inches,

73.2

inches, 75.7 inches, 79.2 inches, 71.3 inches, 73.1 inches,

78.7

inches, and 79.5 inches. What is the correct order of the players’

heights from shortest to tallest?

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1
1

BAKING

Manu is baking cookies. His recipe requires

3 4 cup of

butter. He has 0.9 cup of butter. Does Manu have enough butter?

Explain.

 
2
2

FRUIT

Sarala goes to the farmer’s market to buy a basket of

apples. She wants to buy the heaviest basket. Which basket should Sarala buy?

 

Apples

Weight

 

Basket A

2.3

lb.

   

1

Basket B

2

4

lb.

Basket C

2.1

lb.

3
3

CHEMISTRY

Lise measures the pH of five solutions. They are

7.15, 7

1

, 7.22, 7

5

10

, and 7.6. What is the order of pH levels from

4

least to greatest?

 
4
4

CONSTRUCTION

Tansy needs to adjust the door frame in order to

install a new door. She tries a

2 1 inch thick board and it is too

narrow. Then she tries a 0.75 inch thick board and it is too wide.

She finds two more pieces of scrap wood, one that is 0.78 inches

and one that is 0.63 inches. Which piece should Tansy try next?

Explain.

 
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5

MANUFACTURING

Kavi is a machinist. He needs to make a part

that is 12.37 inches by 3.65 inches. He has the stock material shown below. Which size material should Kavi use?

3.65 inches. He has the stock material shown below. Which size material should Kavi use? A68

3.65 inches. He has the stock material shown below. Which size material should Kavi use? A68

3.65 inches. He has the stock material shown below. Which size material should Kavi use? A68

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Solve.Solve. 1 BIKING
Solve.Solve.
1
BIKING

Yesterday, Angelica biked 6.73 miles from her house to

DATE

the park. Then she biked 14.62 miles from the park to a lake. Then she biked 11.15 miles back to her house. How many miles did Angelica bike?

CHEMISTRYmiles back to her house. How many miles did Angelica bike? Diego mixed 10.37 mL of

Diego mixed 10.37 mL of solution with 1.28 mL of

water. How much liquid does Diego have now?

with 1.28 mL of water. How much liquid does Diego have now? 3 WELDING Ella welded

3 WELDING Ella welded a 2.46-inches thick piece of steel to a 0.75-inch thick piece
3
WELDING
Ella welded a 2.46-inches thick piece of steel to a
0.75-inch thick piece of steel. How many inches thick is the new
piece of welded steel?
4
COMPUTERS
Sanson needs to put two files on his flash drive.

One file is 63.8 MB and another file is 62.77 MB. His flash drive can hold 128 MB of data. Will both files fit on the flash drive? Explain.

5 ENGINEERING Yada Lin is designing a sprinkler system with two lines. One of the
5
ENGINEERING
Yada Lin is designing a sprinkler system with two
lines. One of the lines will have a flow of 2.17 gallons per minute.
The other line will have a flow of 1.64 gallons per minute. What
will be the total flow of water when both lines are running?
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BAKING
Tran needs 7 pounds of apples to make four apple tarts.

He buys two bags of apple. One bag weighs 3.28 lb and the other weighs 3.73 lb. Does Tran have enough apples to make four tarts? Explain.

and the other weighs 3.73 lb. Does Tran have enough apples to make four tarts? Explain.
and the other weighs 3.73 lb. Does Tran have enough apples to make four tarts? Explain.

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GROCERY

Emma bought several items at the grocery store. She

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gave the clerk $20 to pay for her total bill of $12.54. How much change did Emma receive?

GYMNASTICSher total bill of $12.54. How much change did Emma receive? Imani earned a score of

Imani earned a score of 38.68 in her qualifying

event. She later earned a score of 39.82 in the final event round. How much did Imani improve her score from the qualifying round to the final round?

BASEBALL

One measure of a baseball pitcher’s performance is his

earned run average. In his junior year of high school, Paco had an earned run average of 6.19. In his senior year he had an earned

run average of 5.43. How much better was Paco’s earned run average in his senior year than in his junior year?

BUTCHER SHOP

Lorena needs 3 pounds of ground beef for a new

spaghetti recipe. The butcher scale reads 2.85 pounds. How much should the butcher add to the scale to get the amount of ground beef that Lorena needs?

COMMUNITY SERVICE

ON OFF
ON
OFF

To earn a badge in her service organization,

Kate is working 24 hours at a local hospital. The first weekend, she works 8.25 hours. The second and third weekends she works 6 hours and 5.5 hours respectively. If Kate completes her work in one month, how many hours will she work during her last weekend?

GEOGRAPHY

Russia has the largest land area in the world. Its

land area covers 17 million square kilometers. The land area of the United States is 9.16 million square kilometers. How much larger is Russia than the United States in land area?

UNITED STATES RUSSIA
UNITED STATES
RUSSIA

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GEOMETRY

The area of a rectangle is found using the formula

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A = × w , where A is the area of the rectangle, is the length of

the rectangle, and w is the width of the rectangle. What is the area of this rectangle?

BUSINESSwidth of the rectangle. What is the area of this rectangle? 8 cm 5.7 cm Elise

8 cm

rectangle. What is the area of this rectangle? BUSINESS 8 cm 5.7 cm Elise charges $12.50

5.7 cm

Elise charges $12.50 per hour to tutor students in

math. She tutored for 3 hours last night. How much money did

she earn? Round to the nearest cent if necessary.

GIFTS

Leon has 8 nieces and nephews. As a holiday gift, he will

give each niece and nephew a gift certificate for a movie ticket, popcorn, and a soda. If each gift certificate costs $8.75, how much did Leon spend on the gifts? Round to the nearest cent if necessary.

GEOMETRY

The area of a triangle is found using the formula

A = 0.5 × b × h , where A is the area of the rectangle, b is the

measure of the base, and h is the height of the triangle. What is the area of this triangle?

NUTRITION

h = 4 in. b = 6 in.
h = 4 in.
b = 6 in.

Suleisha ate 1.5 servings of lasagna. Each serving has

420 Calories. How many Calories were in the lasagna Suleisha ate?

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MONEY

Keenan works at a movie theater, selling tickets on the

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weekend. He worked 9 hours one weekend and earned $83.25. What was Keenan’s hourly wage?

BAKINGweekend and earned $83.25. What was Keenan’s hourly wage? Mark is making bread. He tripled a

Mark is making bread. He tripled a recipe and now has

16.5 cups of flour. How many cups of flour were in the original recipe?

ARCHEOLOGY

A dig site has an area of 514.5 square meters. The

archeologists working on the dig decide to divide the site into

6 equal portions. What will be the area of each portion?

25 m

equal portions. What will be the area of each portion? 25 m MEASUREMENT Mrs. Arvisu is

MEASUREMENT

Mrs. Arvisu is ordering a fence for her yard. The

fence must be ordered in yards. Mrs. Arvisu has determined that she needs 350.4 feet of fencing. How many yards are in 350.4 feet? ( Hint: There are 3 feet in 1 yard.)

TRAVEL

Cheyenne drove 978.2 miles making deliveries for her

job. She did this in 4 days. On average, how many miles did Cheyenne travel each day?

6 MEDICINE A medicine bottle contains 60.5 milliliters. Each dose is 5 milliliters. How many
6
MEDICINE
A medicine bottle contains 60.5 milliliters. Each dose is
5 milliliters. How many doses are in the entire bottle?
7
CAMPING
A scout troop is going camping. The five scouts have

camping gear that weighs a total of 109.3 pounds. If the scouts divide the gear equally among themselves, how much will each

scout need to carry?

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1

TEST MATERIALS

Tayshia is helping her teacher pass out the

answer sheets for the quiz. Her class has 22 students and each student gets 1 answer sheet. How many answer sheets will she pass out?

2
2

MULTIPLICATION

As shown below, Jorie, Reed, and Demont are

multiplying 10 × 72. Who is correct?

 
 
Jorie 72 × 10 702
Jorie
72
× 10
702
Reed 72 × 10 720
Reed
72
× 10
720
Demont 72 × 10 7,200
Demont
72
× 10
7,200
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3

FRIENDS

Each day Devon calls five of his friends. How many

phone calls will he make in 6 days?

 
4
4

PUZZLE

Manuel wrote the following multiplication sentences on

a piece of paper and showed them to Allen. What number makes each sentence true?

 

5 × ?

= 0

? × 20

= 0

97 × ?

= 0

5
5

SOUP

If Darlene buys 12 times the number of soup cans shown

in the figure below, how many cans of soup does she buy?

 
 
 
 
 
 
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6

PETS

Karen feeds each of her rabbits 1 carrot before she goes to

school. If Karen has 17 rabbits, how many carrots does she need?

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1

HEALTH

Every day Matilda and her three brothers each take a

multi-vitamin. What is the total number of multi-vitamins they take in all for one full week?

2
2

ARRAYS

What multiplication fact is modeled by the array below?

3
3

SHOPPING

Chochmo bought 3 boxes of golf balls. If each box

contains 12 balls, how many balls did he buy?

 
4
4

FORESTRY

Mr. Rodriquez owns a tree farm. He planted several ash

trees as seen in the figure below. How many Ash trees did he plant?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
in the figure below. How many Ash trees did he plant?   5 TRAVEL Adam drove
in the figure below. How many Ash trees did he plant?   5 TRAVEL Adam drove
in the figure below. How many Ash trees did he plant?   5 TRAVEL Adam drove
in the figure below. How many Ash trees did he plant?   5 TRAVEL Adam drove
in the figure below. How many Ash trees did he plant?   5 TRAVEL Adam drove
in the figure below. How many Ash trees did he plant?   5 TRAVEL Adam drove
in the figure below. How many Ash trees did he plant?   5 TRAVEL Adam drove
5
5

TRAVEL

Adam drove from Jacksonville, Florida to Atlanta,

Georgia. If he averaged 58 miles per hour while completing the 6 hour trip, approximately how far did he travel?

6
6

GEOMETRY

Each side of a cube is called a face. What is the total

number of faces shown in the figure below?

of a cube is called a face. What is the total number of faces shown in

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CHECKING ACCOUNT

Cindy’s bank charges $2 per check to pay her

bills from her checking account. If she wrote 9 checks last month, how much did the bank charge her?

FENCING

Aaron is building a dog pen for his three dogs. How much

fencing does he need to build the pen seen in the figure below?

RUNNING

8 feet

Dog Pen

the pen seen in the figure below? RUNNING 8 feet Dog Pen 8 feet 8 feet
the pen seen in the figure below? RUNNING 8 feet Dog Pen 8 feet 8 feet
the pen seen in the figure below? RUNNING 8 feet Dog Pen 8 feet 8 feet

8 feet

8 feet

8 feet

Jenna has a 7 mile route that she runs each Saturday. If she

runs all 52 Saturdays during the year, how many miles will she run?

TOURISM

Lake Front Tours charges $7 per person for a boat tour

of Lake Michigan. Complete the table below to find the revenue generated based on the number of passengers on the tour.

Number of 123456789 Passengers Revenue $7
Number of
123456789
Passengers
Revenue
$7

EARNINGS

Jessica earns $8 an hour working at the Ernie’s pet shop.

If Jessica worked 36 hours last week, how much did she earn?

THEATER SEATING

The seating arrangement in row 1 of a movie

theater is shown in the figure below. If there are 40 rows in the theater and they all contain the same number of seats, how many seats are in the theater?

Row 1

Aisle Aisle
Aisle
Aisle

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1

MEASUREMENT

A gross is equal to a dozen dozen, or 12 times 12. A

hotel manager ordered 3 gross of light bulbs. How many light bulbs did she order in all?

2
2

DECORATING

Eric is decorating his deck for a party. He is hanging

strings of lights that have 12 lights on each string. If he hangs 9 strings of lights, how many lights are there in all?

3
3

MONEY

José saved $25 each month last year. How much did he

save in all?

4
4

NUTRITION

A bag of pita chips contains 15 servings. Each serving is

about 11 pita chips. About how many chips are in the bag?

5
5

FOOD SERVICE

The price of a large pizza is $11. Today the Pizza

Place sold 129 large pizzas. How much money did they make from the sale of large pizzas?

6
6

CONTEST

Each month every sixth grade student has to read

11

books. There are 110 students. How many books are read in a

month?

7
7

PACKAGING

A package of crackers contains 12 crackers. There are

8 packages of crackers in a box. How many crackers are in the box?

8
8

EXERCISE

Carlo biked 12 miles per day for 22 days. Rosa biked

11 miles per day for 24 days. Who biked the greater number of

miles? Explain how you found your answer.

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1

CHEMISTRY

Darnell ordered 16 boxes of test tubes for his chemistry

lab. Each box contains 65 test tubes. How many test tubes did Darnell order?

2
2

FLOWERS

Jeremy owns a flower shop. On Valentine’s Day he sold

74

bouquets with a dozen roses in each bouquet. How many roses

did Jeremy sell on Valentine’s Day?

3
3

RUNNING

Dakota has been preparing for a marathon for the past 18

weeks. She has run 23 miles each week. How many miles has Dakota run during her training?

4
4

TRAVEL

Zach is driving from Los Angeles to New York City. He has

driven for 29 hours, and his average speed is 59 mph. How many miles has Zach driven?

5
5

TYPING

Leah can type 65 words per minute. It takes her 15 minutes

to type a report. Approximately how many words are in the report?

6
6

BAKING

Amelia owns a bakery. Every Tuesday she bakes

14 batches of cookies. Each batch makes the same number of cookies.

How many cookies does Amelia bake every Tuesday?

batch makes the same number of cookies. How many cookies does Amelia bake every Tuesday? A110

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Solve. 1 CHANGE
Solve.
1
CHANGE

Lucy has 70 pennies. For how many dimes could she trade

the pennies?

FLOWERS70 pennies. For how many dimes could she trade the pennies? Kimiko planted 150 marigolds in

Kimiko planted 150 marigolds in rows of 10. One of the

rows is shown below. How many rows did she plant?

3 TELEPHONES
3
TELEPHONES
is shown below. How many rows did she plant? 3 TELEPHONES On Monday, Felipe spent 45
is shown below. How many rows did she plant? 3 TELEPHONES On Monday, Felipe spent 45
is shown below. How many rows did she plant? 3 TELEPHONES On Monday, Felipe spent 45
is shown below. How many rows did she plant? 3 TELEPHONES On Monday, Felipe spent 45
is shown below. How many rows did she plant? 3 TELEPHONES On Monday, Felipe spent 45
is shown below. How many rows did she plant? 3 TELEPHONES On Monday, Felipe spent 45
is shown below. How many rows did she plant? 3 TELEPHONES On Monday, Felipe spent 45
is shown below. How many rows did she plant? 3 TELEPHONES On Monday, Felipe spent 45

On Monday, Felipe spent 45 minutes on his cell

phone. He made a call that lasted 45 minutes. How many calls did Felipe make on his cell phone on Monday?

TECHNOLOGY

Dave purchased a new MP3 player for $80.00. He

only had $10 bills in his wallet. How many of the bills did he need to give the cashier?

HARDWARE

Shenequa measured a screw to be 20 millimeters long.

If 10 mm = 1 cm, how many centimeters long is the screw?

If 10 mm = 1 cm, how many centimeters long is the screw? 6 BAKING Oya
If 10 mm = 1 cm, how many centimeters long is the screw? 6 BAKING Oya
6 BAKING Oya baked 110 cookies to give to 10 of her teachers. How many
6
BAKING
Oya baked 110 cookies to give to 10 of her teachers. How
many cookies did she give each teacher?
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CHARITY
Ms. Dixon gives money to charities of her choice each

year. She is able to donate $500 this year. This year she is giving to 1 charity. How much does each of her selected charities get this year?

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Solve.
1
RETAIL

Ren bought a new DVD player that cost $40. How many

5-dollar bills did Ren give the sales clerk?

FOOD SERVICE$40. How many 5-dollar bills did Ren give the sales clerk? Sarai and her two friends

Sarai and her two friends went out for lunch. They

decide to each pay an equal share. The restaurant bill was a total of $36.00. How much does each girl owe?

3 BASKETBALL Tito scored the same number of points during each of the first 4
3
BASKETBALL
Tito scored the same number of points during each of
the first 4 basketball games of the year. He scored 40 points total.
How many points did Tito score during each game?
4
TECHNOLOGY
Nikki’s hard drive is 30 gigabytes. She wants to

divide it into 2 equal parts. What size should Nikki make each part of her hard drive?

BIOLOGY

LaBron split his cell cultures into 6 new Petri dishes. After

preparing the cells, he has 24 milliliters of cell suspension. How many milliliters does he need to add to each new dish?

6 MODELS Jonathan made a model of his car. His full-size car is
6
MODELS
Jonathan made a model of his car. His full-size car is

15 feet long. The full-size car is 5 times larger than the model car. How long was Jonathan’s model?

EMPLOYMENT

Fala worked 32 hours last week. She worked the
Fala worked 32 hours last week. She worked the

same number of hours each day for 4 days. How many hours did

Fala work each day?

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FUNDRAISING

Toru sells tins of popcorn to raise money for the

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school band. Each tin of popcorn sells for $8. He has raised $96 so far. How many tins of popcorn has he sold?

EMPLOYMENThas raised $96 so far. How many tins of popcorn has he sold? Kwam works for

Kwam works for a landscaping company. He

earns $9 per hour. The last pay period Kwam earned $180. How many hours did he work?

FITNESS

Ines has been working out every day for the past

49 days. How many weeks has Ines been working out?

4 CELEBRATION A group of 12 people went out to lunch for Chantal’s birthday. Eleven
4
CELEBRATION
A group of 12 people went out to lunch for
Chantal’s birthday. Eleven of them decided to treat Chantal to
lunch. The total restaurant bill was $154. How much does each
person owe?
5
MAINTENANCE
Trevor needs to make sure there is enough

cleaning solution to run a processing machine. He has 80 liters of cleaning solution. The machine uses 10 liters of cleaning solution every day. How many days can Trevor run the machine before he runs out of cleaning solution?

run the machine before he runs out of cleaning solution? Gen is driving from Atlanta, Georgia
run the machine before he runs out of cleaning solution? Gen is driving from Atlanta, Georgia
run the machine before he runs out of cleaning solution? Gen is driving from Atlanta, Georgia
run the machine before he runs out of cleaning solution? Gen is driving from Atlanta, Georgia
run the machine before he runs out of cleaning solution? Gen is driving from Atlanta, Georgia
run the machine before he runs out of cleaning solution? Gen is driving from Atlanta, Georgia
run the machine before he runs out of cleaning solution? Gen is driving from Atlanta, Georgia

Gen is driving from Atlanta, Georgia to Salt Lake City,

6 TRAVEL
6
TRAVEL

Utah. She estimates it will take her 28 hours to drive this distance. She decides to drive an average of 7 hours per day. How many days will it take Gen to complete her trip?

BIOLOGY

Sara needs to run tests to determine if the DNA she is

looking for is present in her samples. The machine can hold a total

of 60 samples in 12 rows. How many samples are in each row?

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1
1

FOOD BANK

The food bank just had a canned food drive. Carly is

putting family-size cans into boxes. She can fit 6 cans in one box. Carly has a stack of 38 cans. How many boxes does she need?

SNACK TIMECarly has a stack of 38 cans. How many boxes does she need? Mr. Green has

Mr. Green has 9 apples. There are 8 children in his

group. How many apples can each child have?

3 LUAU Veronica bought 37 flower necklaces called leis for her Hawaiian luau party. There
3
LUAU
Veronica bought 37 flower necklaces called leis for her
Hawaiian luau party. There were 18 guests at the party. How
many leis could Veronica give each guest?
4
GARDENING
Hank has 4 large flowerpots. He buys 50 plants at

the garden center. He wants each pot to have the same number of plants. How many plants should he put in each flowerpot?

of plants. How many plants should he put in each flowerpot? TEAMS Mr. Patel needs to
of plants. How many plants should he put in each flowerpot? TEAMS Mr. Patel needs to
of plants. How many plants should he put in each flowerpot? TEAMS Mr. Patel needs to
of plants. How many plants should he put in each flowerpot? TEAMS Mr. Patel needs to

TEAMS

Mr. Patel needs to divide his class into teams to play a

game. There are 31 students in the class. Each team needs no more than 4 players. Into how many teams does Mr. Patel need to divide his class?

BIRTHDAY PARTY

Phuong had pizza at her birthday party.

Including Phuong, there were 9 guests. The pizzas were sliced into 32 pieces. How many slices could each guest have?

9 guests. The pizzas were sliced into 32 pieces. How many slices could each guest have?

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Solve. 1 SAVINGS
Solve.
1
SAVINGS

Jun wants to save $900 over the next 12 months. How

much money should she put in the bank each month?

MEASUREMENTHow much money should she put in the bank each month? Teresa and Sonia are identical

Teresa and Sonia are identical twins—even their

weight is the same. Their combined weight is 218 pounds. How much does each girl weigh?

3 SCHOOL At the beginning of the school year, the principal learns that she will
3
SCHOOL
At the beginning of the school year, the principal learns
that she will have 189 seventh-graders in her school. She has
7 teachers for the seventh-grade homerooms. How many students
should she assign to each seventh-grade homeroom?
4
FISH
A new pet store just received their shipment of 198 pet fish.

They need to limit the number of fish that they put in each tank to

6 fish. How many fish tanks will the pet store need for their new shipment?

fish tanks will the pet store need for their new shipment? 5 COMMUNITY SERVICE Five students
5 COMMUNITY SERVICE Five students volunteered for a total of 185 hours at the local
5
COMMUNITY SERVICE
Five students volunteered for a total of
185 hours at the local hospital. Each of the students volunteered the
same number of hours. How many hours did each student volunteer
at the hospital?
6
ART
Maya made $378 by selling all 9 of her
paintings at the craft fair. Each painting was
sold for the same price. For what price did
Maya sell each of her paintings?

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Solve. Show the remainder if there is one.

 
1
1

CLASS SIZE

There are 744 students at Carver Middle School.

 

There are 31 homeroom classes. How many students are in each homeroom?

 
 
2
2

WORK HOURS

A hospital intern worked 1,000 hours in just

 

12

weeks. How many hours did he work each week?

 
   

     

     

   

 

       

 

               

 

           

                     
 
3
3

GAS MILEAGE

Mr. Cho drives a hybrid car. Last month he drove

 

1,065 miles. His car used 28 gallons of gasoline. What was his car’s gas mileage last month (miles per gallon)?

 
4
4

INTERNET CONNECTION

Blanca’s internet connection is very slow

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during certain times of the day. She downloaded a 2,226 kilobytes file when her internet connection averaged 53 kilobytes/sec. How many seconds did it take for Blanca’s file to download?

5
5

FARMER’S MARKET

Tally has 235 peaches to sell at the farmer’s

market. She puts at least 12 peaches in each bag. How many bags does Tally need? How many peaches are left after Tally puts

12

peaches in each bag?

 
 
   
   
 
 
6
6

MARBLE TILE

Ilya lays marble tile floors. His current project will

cost his customer $5,000 dollars at a price of $61 per square foot. How many square feet of tile is Ilya laying?

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GARDENING

The dimensions of a flower garden are 15 feet long

by 5 feet wide. In simplest form, what is the ratio of the garden’s width to its length?

   

width = 5 feet

length = 15 feet

2
2

HOBBIES

A jewelry-making kit contains 15 blue beads, 25 red

beads, 10 yellow beads, and 30 black beads. In simplest form, what is the ratio of red beads to black beads?

3
3

ELECTIONS

Carlos, Leona, and Kim ran for class president. The

table below shows the number of votes each student received. In simplest form, what is the ratio of votes Carlos received to the total number of votes?

 
Votes Counted for Class President Carlos |||| |||| |||| |||| || Leona |||| |||| ||||
Votes Counted for Class President
Carlos
||||
||||
||||
||||
||
Leona
||||
||||
||||
||||
|
Kim
||||
||||
|||
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4

WEATHER

During the first 28 days of April, it rained on 8 days. If

it rains the last two days of April, what will be the ratio of the

number of rainy days in the month to the total number of days in the month? Write your answer in simplest form.

5
5

BASEBALL

A baseball team played 120 games during a season.

If the number of games won is 80, what will be the ratio of the number of games won to the total number of games?

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1

CARNIVAL

Jess goes to the carnival every year. Each ride requires

 

tickets. Complete the ratio table to find the number of tickets Jess needs to go on a certain number of rides.

Number of rides

4

8

12

16

20

Number of tickets

8

       
2
2

BAKING

Mrs. Taylor keeps track of the number of raisins she uses

 

when she makes cookies. Complete the ratio table to compare the number of raisins to the number of cookies.

Number of raisins

72

 

108

 

144

Number of cookies

12

14

 

20

 
3
3

OFFICE

Kirsten tracks the number of copies she can make on the

 

photocopier over different lengths of time. Complete the ratio table. Based on the table, how long would it take for Kirsten to make 450 copies?

Number of copies

90

180

 

360

 

Number of minutes

2

   

58

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4

CAMP

Billie is the director of a summer camp. For each session

during the summer, she notes the number of chaperones and the total number of campers. Extend Billie’s table to complete each ratio. How many chaperones does Billie need for 90 campers?

Number of chaperones

18

24

   

40

Number of campers

81

 

126

162

180

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TECHNOLOGY

A laser printer can print 150 pages in 5 minutes.

Find the number of pages printed per minute.

FITNESS

The table below shows the time and distance walked

for two different walkers. Which walker had the faster unit rate? Show your work.

Jenna

Theo

Time

Distance

Time

Distance

120 minutes

8 miles

90 minutes

6.5 miles

FOOD

The diagrams below show the prices of large pizzas at

two local restaurants. Which restaurant has the lower unit cost per pizza?

PLANTS

Pizza Shack Specials Buy 2 large pizzas for $12.99 and get 1 large pizza free

Leo’s Pizza Parlor

Large Pizzas - $5.50 each

Sally’s lima bean plant grew 4.5 inches in 3 months. Her

pinto bean plant grew 8.4 inches in 4 months. Which plant grew at a faster rate?

TRAVEL

A jet aircraft traveled 2,750 miles in 5 hours. Find a unit

rate to describe its average speed.

POPULATION

Which state in the table below has the greatest

population per square mile?

State

2002 Estimated Population

Approximate Land Area in sq miles

Maryland

5,500,000

9,800

New York

19,200,000

47,000

Connecticut

3,500,000

5,000

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NAME

Problem-Solving Practice

DATE

Solve.

COINSInc. Lesson 7-4 NAME Problem-Solving Practice DATE Solve. The bag below contains some pennies, nickels, dimes,

The bag below contains some pennies, nickels, dimes, and

quarters. One coin is drawn from the bag without looking. What is the probability that the coin is a penny or a quarter?

2 FRUIT A bag contains 3 oranges, 4 tangerines, 2 pears, and
2 FRUIT
A bag contains 3 oranges, 4 tangerines, 2 pears, and

2 apples. A piece of fruit is chosen without looking. What is the probability that the fruit is not an orange color?

TICKETSis the probability that the fruit is not an orange color? A group of 15 people

A group of 15 people are attending a baseball game, but

they were not able to get seats together. The table below shows the number of seats purchased in each row. The tickets for each seat are placed in a bag, and each person picks one ticket without looking.

Tickets Available

Row Number

Number of Tickets

1

3

5

1

12

2

16

5

27

4

a) What is the probability that the first person who picks a ticket gets a seat in row 1?

b) What is the probability that the first person who picks a ticket gets a seat in an even numbered row?

c) What is the probability that the first person who picks a ticket gets a seat in row 12 or greater?

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Lesson

8-1

NAME

Problem-Solving Practice

DATE

Solve. 1 SAVINGS
Solve.
1
SAVINGS

Mandy saved $15 in January and $22 in February.

Dasan saved $22 in January. How much money does Dasan need to save in February to have the same amount of money as Mandy?

NUTRITIONsave in February to have the same amount of money as Mandy? 2 1 cup of

2 1 cup of broccoli

Darla ate a whole-wheat bagel and

1 2 cup of raspberries and a whole-wheat

with lunch. Simon ate

pita with lunch. The chart below shows the amount of fiber in

each food item. Compare the total grams of fiber eaten by Darla

and Simon. Justify your answer.

Fiber Grams in Different Foods

Food

Fiber (grams)

Whole-wheat pita

4

Whole-wheat bagel

4

Broccoli (

1 2 cup)

3

Raspberries (

1 2 cup)

3

3 FITNESS Nari walked 5 miles each day for 3 days. If Lawrence walks 3
3
FITNESS
Nari walked 5 miles each day for 3 days. If Lawrence
walks 3 miles each day, how many days will it take for
Lawrence to walk the same number of miles as Nari?
4
INTERIOR DESIGN
Sleepy Time Hotel and Overnight Stay Inn are
5
5

putting new curtains in each room. Each room has one window. Sleepy Time Hotel has 10 floors and each floor has 12 rooms. Overnight Stay Hotel has 12 floors and each floor has 10 rooms. Compare the number of new curtains in each place. Justify your answer.

Mr. Garcia and Mrs. Lansing are laying tiles on their

FLOORING

porches in the patterns shown below. Compare the number of tiles on the each porch. Justify your answer.

Mr. Garcia’s Porch

on the each porch. Justify your answer. Mr. Garcia’s Porch Mrs. Lansing’s Porch Math Triumphs Lesson

Mrs. Lansing’s Porch

on the each porch. Justify your answer. Mr. Garcia’s Porch Mrs. Lansing’s Porch Math Triumphs Lesson

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