Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Word Problem

  1. A theatre sells 467 tickets for a matinee performance. A school group then books a further 118 tickets. If the theatre holds 1060 people, how many places are left unsold? 475
2.    The school buys 820 new books, which are put onto new bookshelves. If there are 34 books on each shelf, how many shelves must Mr Baldwin put up? 25
3.    A car salesroom has a sales target of $150,000. They sell 12 cars for $9,800 each. How many more cars do they need to sell to meet their target? 32,400
4.    Jade’s mum buys a pack of 8 kiwi fruit for £1.92. Individual kiwi fruit cost 30p each. How much cheaper is each kiwi fruit by buying in a pack?  0.98


1.    What is the difference between the product of 19 and 3.6, and the sum of 2.87 and 3.5? 14.4 & 6.42
2.    Mr Daw gives each child in his class 18 stickers during January. If there are 29 children in Mr Daw’s class, and Mr Daw had a pack of 1000 stickers to start with, how many stickers has Mr Daw left at the end of January? 678

3.    Katie buys two magazines for $1.29 each and spends $8.95 on a CD. If she had $12.50 to start with, how much does she have left? 2.26

4.    Pencils cost 72 cents for a pack of 12. In one year, the school has to buy 1440 pencils. How much do they cost altogether?  20

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