Problem of the Week

Problem of the Week for April 24, 2017

This is due by Friday, April 28th.  

The Corner Ice Cream Shop has three different types of toppings.  The amounts shown below were on the shelf at the end of the day on Monday.
7/8 gallon chocolate sauce
3/8 gallon strawberry sauce
4/8 gallon caramel sauce

On Tuesday, the shop used 3/8 gallon of chocolate sauce, 1/8 strawberry sauce, and 2/8 gallon of caramel sauce.  What was the total amount of toppings, in gallons, remaining at the end of the day on Tuesday?

Show your work. 








Answer: ______________________ gallons


Explain how you got your answer.  



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Monday: The cost to run a refrigerator is about $63 each year. About how much will it have cost to run by the time it is 15 years old?
Tuesday: Fritz is in charge of buying uniform for his baseball team. One uniform costs $20. There are 14 players on his team. How much will he spend for the uniforms? 
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