222 Answered Questions for the topic Story Problems

10/03/18

Joe earns $25. He gave Sam $18. His mom gave him $50. He now has $86. What did he begin with?

Joe earns $25. He gave Sam $18. His mom gave him $50. He now has $86. What did he begin with?

10/02/18

Two pedestrians simultaneously left two villages 27km apart and walked towards each other.

Two pedestrians simultaneously left two villages 27km apart and walked towards each other. The first one walked 4km per hour, and the second one walked 6km per hour. After how many hours did the... more

09/29/18

How many points did she score

Lindsey Wilson was the top scorer in a woman’s professional basketball league for the 2006 regular season, with a total of 814 points. The number of two point field goals that Lindsey made was 57... more

09/25/18

Twins Henry and Helen have a contest to see who can read the most pages in a week. Henry reads three pages on the first day and doubles the amount everyday.

Twins Henry and Helen have a contest to see who can read the most pages in a week. Henry reades three pages on the first day and doubles the amount every day. Helen reads 30 pages each day.

08/06/18

How many more cups of lemonade did Marcus sell on Saturday?

Marcus is selling lemonade and peanuts. Each cup of lemonade is $0.75, and each bag of peanuts costs $0.35. On Saturday, Marcus sold 5 more cups of lemonade than bags of peanuts. He earned $7.05.

05/08/18

What are the integer dimensions of the three-dimensional phone booth?

Geo is stuck in Matland where everything is in two dimensions and she is being chased by Agent Smath. She reaches a phone booth where she can make a call to escape Matland and the agent. As soon as... more

04/12/18

Theres 11 pizzas and 20 people need to eat what fraction will show that

Robert Brought 11 pizzas for a party and 20 people show up 

02/21/18

suppose joe earned three times as much as mickey during the summer. together they earned $210. how much did each earn?

im doing a math story problem and i’m struggling figuring it out. coukd i have some help?

02/20/18

Story problem in description

A company has five more than seven times more blue color workers than white color workers. If the total number of employees is 117, how many blue color workers are there?     Must show a "Let... more

02/20/18

can you help me write a short story with this sentance in?

”She knew as she opened the box there was no going back”  

02/20/18

COMPLETE THE STORY: she was not in mood to go to school......made excuses........mother forced her to go.........as she walked towards the bus stop,she.....

 she was not in mood to go to school......made excuses........mother forced her to go.........as she walked towards the bus stop,she.....

02/15/18

A rectangle is 3 times as long as it is wide, and its perimeter is 96 centimeters. What's the width and length?

I am having trouble with this problem and I can't figure it out. I don't understand how to get it. Please help!

01/28/18

Harry has $6.10 in his pocket. He has twice as many quarters as nickels. He also has one more dime than quarters. How many of each coin does he have?

Harry has $6.10 in his pocket. He has twice as many quarters as nickels. He also has one more dime than quarters. How many of each coin does he have?

12/13/17

Weight in ounces

kevin has a job transporting soft drinks by truck. His truck is filled with cans that weigh 14 ounces and bottles that weigh 70 ounces each. There are a combined total of 850 cans and bottles in... more

11/30/17

A) Represent problem with a diagram/picture. B) Write an expression that would answer the question, but DO NOT DETERMINE THE ANSWER

Jake had 12 cookies and ate 3/4 of them. How many cookies did he eat? 

11/30/17

A) Represent problem with a diagram/picture. B) Write an expression that would answer the question, but DO NOT DETERMINE THE ANSWER

Freida had 12 inches of wire and cut pieces that were each 3/4 of an inch long. How many pieces does she have now? 

11/30/17

A) Represent problem with a diagram/picture. B) Write an expression that would answer the question, but DO NOT DETERMINE THE ANSWER

The label on a bottle of juice says that 3/4 of the bottle consists of apple juice, 1/6 of the bottle consists of cherry juice, and the rest is water. What fraction of the bottle is juice? 

11/30/17

A patient requires 3/4 of an ounce of medicine each day. If the bottle contains 12 ounces, how many days' supply does the patient have?

A) Represent with a diagram/picture  B) Write an expression that would answer the question, but DO NOT DETERMINE THE ANSWER. 

11/28/17

Story problem in direct and inverse variation algebra

Let a and b be inversely related such that b = 18 when a = 3. Find b when a = 2
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