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Mathematics Problem Solving
Volume 5, Number 27, April 24, 2000
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*Three of the answers could be
correct. Which one could not be correct?*

**1. I
am thinking of a number. If you square it (multiply it times itself)
the product will be less than each factor. That number is _____.**

a. 0

b. .25

c. 1/2

d. 9/10

**2. I
am about to solve an equation. It can be solved. It is _____. Note: The
symbol “/”
means “divided by.” Hint: Think about the related
multiplication facts.**

a. 3 / 3 =

b. 0 / 3 =

c. 3 / 0 =

d. 3 / 1 =

**3. I
am multiplying an integer (whole number) times another integer. The
product is _____.**

a. 28

b. 17

c. 64

d. 98.6

**4. I
ate 3 cupcakes on Monday, 5 cupcakes on Tuesday, and __?__ cupcakes on
Wednesday. The average number of cupcakes that I ate per day for all
three days was greater than 4 and less than 10. **

a. 4

b. 7

c. 10

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