Mathematics Problem Solving
Volume 6, Number 12, December 7, 2000
1. Allen wakes up at 7:00 in the morning to get ready for school. At 8:15 he’s ready to go out the door and get on the school bus. How long does it take him to get ready?
2. Emily can’t wait to watch the next episode of her favorite TV show, Carpet Mice. It’s six o’clock in the evening and the show will be starting in one and a half hours. What time will the show begin?
3. The time is three hours earlier in California than in New York. If a live sports event that begins in New York at 8:00 p.m. is being shown on television and it ends when it’s 7:00 p.m. in California, how long does the event last?
4. If a movie is 125 minutes long, it still has _______ minutes to run after two hours.
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