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Mathematics Problem Solving
Volume 2, Number 13, May 19, 1997
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**Assorted Problems**

1. Jason owns five baseballs, three softballs, and two basketballs. Tiffany owns four softballs and one basketball. How many more softballs does Tiffany own than Jason? 2. Ashley has 3 snails in her terrarium. Dennis has 1 snail that he keeps in a jar that is 4 inches tall. How many snails do they have together? 3. David and Katie went to Pizza Pie Land. Katie wanted to order a pizza with 4 toppings. David wanted to order a pizza with 3 toppings. They ordered a pizza with 4 toppings. Katie ate 3 slices, David ate twice as many pieces. There were 2 pieces left uneaten. How many pieces was the pizza divided into? 4. Roderick ordered a large pizza that was divided into a dozen pieces. Roderick ate 1/3 of the pizza and fed the rest of it to his dog. How many pieces did Roderick feed to his dog? 5. There are 12 boys and 8 girls in Miss Johnson’s fourth grade class. They sit in 4 even rows. How many children are in each row? Copyright 1997 RHL