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Mathematics Problem Solving
Volume 2, Number 16, June 9, 1997
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One Step Basics

```Choose the proper procedure for solving the problem.

1.  Danny bought eight cases of corn for his supermarket.  There were
776 cans of corn in all.  How many cans came in each case?

a.  8 + 776 =
b.  776 - 8 =
c.  8 X 776 =
d.  776 / 8 =

2.  Sam Pumpkinface celebrated his 14th birthday in 1910.  What year
was he born in?

a.  1910 - 14 =
b.  1991 - 1910 =
c.  1910 + 14 =
d.  1991 - 14 =

3.  All insects have six legs.  Ants are insects.  How many legs do 540
ants have?

a.  6 + 540 =
b.  540 - 6 =
c.  540 X 6 =
d.  540 / 6 =

4.  Jessica weighs 49 pounds.  Her cat weighs 7 pounds.  How many
more pounds does Jessica weigh than her cat?

a.  49 + 7 =
b.  49 - 7 =
c.  49 X 7 =
d.  49 / 7 =

5.  A rooster is a male chicken. A hen is a female chicken.  Eric has
nine roosters, two hundreds hens, and fifty-one cows on his farm.  How
many chickens does he have?

a.  9 + 200 + 51 =
b.  51 X 200 =
c.  51 + 200 =
d.  200 + 9 =

6.  A cup is exactly 1/4 of a quart.  A quart equals 32 ounces.  How
many ounces are in a cup?

a.  14 X 32 =
b.  4 X 32 =
c.  32 / 4 =
d.  32 - 4 =

7.  How many minutes are in a day?

a.  12 X 24 =
b.  24 X 60 =
c.   60 X 7 =
d.  60 / 7 =

8.  We are going on a 23,665 mile journey.  We've already traveled 379
miles.  How many more miles do we expect to travel before our journey
ends?

a.  23,665 - 379 =
b.  23,665 + 379 =
c.  23,665 X 379 =
d.  23,665 / 379 =

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