A store sells fancy ribbon for $1.45 a foot and plain ribbon for $3.15 a yard. Sharon needs 2 feet of fancy ribbon and 6 feet of plain ribbon. How much will she pay in all for the ribbon?
Sandra Barnes wants to buy new carpet for her bedroom. Her room is rectangular, and it measures 4 yards long by 3 yards wide. The carpet sells for $9.00 a square yard, plus a $100 installation fee. How much will she spend to have new carpet installed in her bedroom?
Bob Bender needs to buy fertilizer and fencing for his vegetable garden. His square garden measures 10 feet on each side. The directions say that each bag of fertilizer will cover 50 square feet of soil. How many bags of fertilizer will he need to buy? How many feet of fencing should he buy?
This activity allows students to work cooperatively with their classmates to solve math word problems. Students mix around the room as music is played. When the music stops, students solve problems with a partner.
Your family is taking a vacation and your airline flight is scheduled to leave at 11:15 a.m. The flight is expected to take exactly 3 hours and 30 minutes. Unfortunately the departure time is delayed for 25 minutes. What time will you arrive?
A store sells fancy ribbon for $1.45 a foot and plain ribbon for $3.15 a yard. Sharon needs 2 feet of fancy ribbon and 6 feet of plain ribbon. How much will she pay in all for the ribbon?
Sandra Barnes wants to buy new carpet for her bedroom. Her room is rectangular, and it measures 4 yards long by 3 yards wide. The carpet sells for $9.00 a square yard, plus a $100 installation fee. How much will she spend to have new carpet installed in her bedroom?
Bob Bender needs to buy fertilizer and fencing for his vegetable garden. His square garden measures 10 feet on each side. The directions say that each bag of fertilizer will cover 50 square feet of soil. How many bags of fertilizer will he need to buy? How many feet of fencing should he buy?
This activity allows students to work cooperatively with their classmates to solve math word problems. Students mix around the room as music is played. When the music stops, students solve problems with a partner.
Your family is taking a vacation and your airline flight is scheduled to leave at 11:15 a.m. The flight is expected to take exactly 3 hours and 30 minutes. Unfortunately the departure time is delayed for 25 minutes. What time will you arrive?