Word Problems

Word Problems for the Week of February 13, 2017

Monday: Jodie bought some shirts for $6 each. Marge bought some shirts for $8 each. The girls spent the same amount of money on the shirts. What is the least amount they could have spent? 

Tuesday: Miles has a train collection with 36 engines, 72 boxcars, and 18 cabooses. He wants to arrange the train cars in equal rows with only one type of train car in each row. How many can he put in each row? 

Wednesday: Marta uses 1 piece of paper and 1 piece of ribbon to make kites. The paper comes in packs of 3 pieces and the ribbon comes in packs of 4 pieces. What is the least number of kites Marta can make without any supplies left over?

Thursday: Mike ate 2/6 of a pizza. Write two equivalent fractions that show what fraction of the pizza Mike ate. 


 

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? 
Wednesday: A box of organges weighs 24 pounds, how much does 12 boxes of organges weigh? Use partial products to help.
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? 
Wednesday: A box of organges weighs 24 pounds, how much does 12 boxes of organges weigh? Use partial products to help.