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Mathematics Problem Solving
Volume 3, Number 2, September 15, 1997
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Choose What to Use - Money

**Use
only the information that is relevant in each problem to figure out
your answer. Don’t be distracted by information that is not
needed to calculate the answer.**

1. Evan had 3 model airplanes. He sold 2 of them for $ 12.00 each. How much money did he get for the models?

2. Michelle left home with $ 45.75. She
went to the mall, bought a few things, and left with $ 32.50. Then she
went to the pharmacy and bought a bottle of shampoo for two dollars.
She went home and gave her sister $ 7.25. How much money did Michelle
spend at the mall?

3. Judy has four quarters, two dimes, and
six nickels in her piggy bank. It’s a ceramic bank that she
bought at a lawn sale for a quarter. How much money are the quarters in
her bank worth?

4. Dean brought ten and a half dollars on
the field trip. John brought eight dollars. Janice brought $ 9.25. How
much more money did Dean bring than Janice?

5. Glen has $ 16.82 altogether. He wants to
buy a Smasho tennis racquet that costs $ 25.99 or a Vibrahurt racquet
that costs $ 7.88. How much more money does he still need if he decides
to buy the Smasho racquet?

6. Gregory has nine dimes in his pocket.
Cheryl has sixteen nickels in her pocket. Melody has 75 pennies in her
pocket. Which girl has the most money in her pocket?

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