RHL School

Mathematics Problem Solving
Volume 1, Number 16, January 6, 1997

Assorted Problems


1.  Iaen is earning money by shoveling sidewalks. He charges $ 3.00 an
hour. He shoveled for a total of three hours today. How much money did
Iaen earn today?

2.  Tiffany’s aunt pays her $ 4.50 an hour to baby-sit. Last night, Tiffany
baby-sat from 7:00 until midnight. How much did her aunt pay her?

3.  How much more money did Tiffany earn than Iaen?

4.  Daryl has 5 quarters, 8 dimes, 6 nickels, and 14 pennies in his
pocket. How much money is that in all?

5.  Laura bought four cans of soup at the grocery store. Each can cost
$ 1.29. She handed the cashier a ten dollar bill. What was the greatest
number of dollar bills that could have been included in her change?
(Assuming she received the correct change.)

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