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Lesson 8 - Solving Problems by Acting Them Out



 1. 

Ryan has 98 pennies in his coin jar. On Monday morning he takes out 20 pennies. After school he places 9 pennies back in the jar. How many pennies will he have in the jar by Friday evening?
a.
43 pennies
b.
54 pennies
c.
32 pennies
 

 2. 

Donna has 93 pennies in her coin jar. On Monday morning she takes out 15 pennies. After school she places 6 pennies back in the jar. How many pennies will she have in the jar by Friday evening?
a.
39 pennies
b.
57 pennies
c.
48 pennies
 

 3. 

Stamps come in strips of 10.

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Leanne needs between 70 and 80 stamps. She has 22 stamps. How many strips does she need to buy?
a.
5
b.
6
c.
4
 

 4. 

Paul needs between 50 and 60 stamps. He has 14. How many strips will he need to buy?
a.
5
b.
3
c.
4
 

 5. 

At the charity BBQ, Kayley is cooking hot dogs. She starts the day with 90 hot dogs. Every hour she sells 25 hot dogs and adds 14 more on the grill. After 8 hours, how many hot dogs will she have left?
a.
2
b.
12
c.
8
 

 6. 

Toby is cooking hamburgers for the charity BBQ. He starts the day with 92 hamburgers. Every hours he sells 20 hamburgers and adds 14 more on the grill. After 7 hours, how many hamburgers does he have left?
a.
6
b.
12
c.
8
 

 7. 

Carlo and Emily are playing a board game. Carlo has 56 points. He wins 34 points and then loses 15 points. What is Carlo’s final score?
a.
41 points
b.
75 points
c.
90 points
 

 8. 

Emily has 64 points. She loses 12 points and then wins 38 points. What is Emily’s final score?
a.
52
b.
90
c.
102
 

 9. 

Pete and Drew are playing a board game. Pete is on square 73. He draws a cards that reads, “Move back 16 squares.” Then he draws another card that reads, “Move foward 20 squares.” On what square does Pete land?
a.
square 77
b.
square 57
c.
square 93
 

 10. 

Drew is on square 65. He draws a card that reads, “Move forward 14 squares.” Then he draws another card that reads, “Move back 6 squares.” On what square does Drew land?
a.
square 59
b.
square 79
c.
square 73
 



 
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