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Mathematics Problem Solving
Volume 1, Number 20, February 3, 1997
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**Assorted Problems**

1. Heidi bought a word game at the toy store. It cost $ 19.98. Danielle bought the same game at a department store in the mall and paid $ 24.95. How much did Heidi save by buying the game at the toy store instead of the department store? 2. If you have six cans of cream soda, and each can contains 12 ounces of soda, how many ounces of soda is that in all? 3. There are 28 days in this month of February. Heather is certain she will eat five meals every day this month. How many meals will Heather eat in February? 4. There are 32 ounces in a quart. David opened a quart container of orange juice and poured out 9 ounces of juice. How many ounces of orange juice were left in the container? 5. Daryl went to the mall with fifty-seven dollars in his pocket. After spending $ 6.00 to see a movie and $ 15.30 for jeans, he still had _________ left. 6. If today is your birthday, and you’re eleven years old, what year were you born in? 7. There were 39 monkeys in the tree. Some went away. Then there were 14 monkeys remaining in the tree. How many monkeys went away? 8. Roger drives his car 45 miles every workday, just to get to and from work. He works five days a week. How many miles does he commute each week? Copyright 1997 RHL