## Word Problem Resources

Calvin is building a tower with blocks. He wants to create a tunnel  for his trains to pass through. He has two long rectangular blocks which are 10 cm tall by 6 cm wide to use as supports,...

Shelly and her mom we're going shopping downtown. They parked the car in front of a parking meter that takes a quarter for each half hour. Shelly and her mom plan to shop from 1 PM to 3:30 PM...

Guess the mystery number.   The number is greater than 10 and less than 18. The number is the sum of two identical odd numbers. What is the number? show how you found your answer.

You look in your closet and find the following selections: 7 different pairs of pants, 2 pairs of shoes, 3 tops, namely one T-shirt, one shirt, and one turtle neck. You also have a selection...

three times a number

a school has six section per year level. three out of every seven ninth grade students are girls if each sections have 35 students and five of the six sections have a total of 76 girls what fraction...

The national demand and price for a certain type of energy-efficient exhaust fan are related by P=480-7/4q, where p is the price (in dollars) and q is the demand (in thousands). The price and supply...

Ms. Quon discovered that 40 students liked soccer, 20 liked basketball, 10 liked football, and 5 liked swimming. 1. How many times as many students liked basketball as football? 2. Soccer...

Ms. Quon discovered that 40 students liked soccer, 20 liked basketball, 10 liked football, and 5 liked swimming. 1. How many times as many students liked basketball as football?   2...