"The quilt took 3630 hours to complete. How many weeks would it have taken her to complete the quilt if she worked 2 hours a day, 5 days a week?" Math questions with a patchwork quilt theme.
"Cowboy Jake is afraid of rattlesnakes. He sees a lot of them on the ranch where he lives. In fact, he sees an average of thirty every year. About how many has he seen in the nine years he has lived on the ranch?"
Andrea brought seventy-five Valentines candies to school. If there are twenty-eight students in her class, how many candies can each student have if Andrea wants them all to have the same amount? Will there be any left over? Six word problems.
Jordan has eight apples. Cameron has half as many apples as Jordan. Natalie has three-quarters as many apples as Cameron. How many apples does each person have? How many do they have altogether? Six word problems.
Paige, Cassandra, and Katie earned $12.45 by working for a neighbor. Assuming they worked equal amounts, what would each girl’s share be? Six word problems.
All the word problems from sets A-U, unnumbered and unformatted; these can be cut into strips and glued into math journals for daily practice. Answers are provided.
"Mary did six exercises and studied three pages a day. By the end of one week, how many exercises had she done, and how many pages had she studied?" One page of word problems, with addition, subtraction, and multiplication.
Students write multiplication problems (with sums up to 40). When the answer to the problem is called, they cover the square. A fun variation on a popular favorite.
By 10, by 9, by 5, by 3, and by chunks. This unit contains tricks for multiplication and for checking your work. A playful (and very useful) approach to multiplication. This unit is presented at three levels of varying complexity.
Write one factor on the inner circle and other factors on the middle circle. Write the answers on the outer circle. Although designed as a fun drill for multiplication tables, these math circles also work for addition, subtraction, and division problems.
“A herd of grazing Bactrian camels walks three miles per hour. How far do the camels walk in five hours?” Five multiplication word problems with an endangered animal theme.