RHL School

Mathematics Problem Solving
Volume 2, Number 4, March 10, 1997

Multiply or Divide


1.  Darlene has three dozen chocolate chip cookies to distribute to the
kids she watches after school. There are nine children receiving the
cookies and each one will get the same number. How many cookies will
each child get?

2.  Chris and Tiffany are bringing their pet crayfish to school. Chris is
bringing four, Tiffany is bringing eight. One third of the crayfish will be in
a tank in the hallway. How many crayfish will be in that tank?

3.  Stephen took a spelling test that had 20 words. Each correct word
was worth 5 points. Stephen spelled all but 1 word correctly. What was
his score?

4.  How many hours are in the month of March?

5.  Michael bought a tuna sandwich for $ 2.95 and two glasses of milk
that cost $ .75 each. How much did he pay?

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