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Mathematics Problem Solving

Volume 5, Number 29, May 8, 2000

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## Which Are Possible?

*More than one answer could be
correct. Which ones are they?*

**1.
Samantha, Brienne, and Misty own pet turtles. They have an average of
four turtles each. Samantha has 7 turtles. How many turtles does
Brienne have?**

**a. 5**

b. 2

c. 6

d. 1

**2. I
am thinking of a number. It is the product of an odd number and an even
number. It is __________.**

**a. an
odd number**

b. an even number

c. less than the
greater factor

d. more than the
greater factor

**3. I
am thinking of a number. It is the equivalent of one half of one. It is
__________.**

**a. .50**

b. .5

c. 4/8

d. 5/10

**4.
There were twenty-one marbles in a bag. Seven marbles were green, seven
were red, and seven were blue. D.J. started taking marbles out of the
bag. He stopped when he had two marbles of the same color. How many
marbles did he take out of the bag?**

**a. 2**

b. 3

c. 4

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