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Mathematics Problem Solving
Volume 5, Number 29, May 8, 2000

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
d. 6
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