Name:    Lesson 6: Solving Problems with Equations

1.

Cole is delivering newspapers.  He has 120 newspapers to deliver.  So far he has delivered 54 newspapers.  How many more newspapers does Cole have left to deliver?
 a. 80 b. 104 c. 66 d. 76

2.

Over two days, Alissa wrote a story. The story was 798 words long. On the first day Alissa wrote 432 words. How many words did Alissa write on the second day?
 a. 366 b. 376 c. 466 d. 476

3.

Tracy is making juice for a large reception. So far, she has enough juice for 231 people.  There are 500 people coming to the reception. How many more people does Tracy need to make juice for?
 a. 369 b. 269 c. 731 d. 631

4.

Colin is weighing fruit on a scale. He wants to have 850g of strawberries. So far he has 459g of strawberries. How many more grams of strawberries does Colin need to add?
 a. 1309g b. 1209g c. 291g d. 391g

5.

How could you check to see if you answer for question 4 is correct?
 a. If I took my answer and added 459g to it, I should get 850g. b. If I took my answer and added 850g, I should get 459g. c. If I took my answer and subtracted 459g, I should get 850g. d. If I took my answer and subtracted 850g, I should get 459g.

6.

Simon is building a fence with a perimeter of 740m.  So far Simon has built 615m.  How much more of the fence does Simon have to build?
 a. 125m b. 135m c. 1355m d. 1255m

7.

Which number sentence helps you to determine the answer for question 6?
 a. 740 + 615 = ___ c. 615 + ___ = 740 b. ___ + 740 = 615 d. 615 - ___ = 740

8.

Hannah is collecting money for the school raffle.  She has to collect a total of \$560.00.  If Hannah has collected \$75.00, how much more does Hannah need to collect?
 a. \$485.00 b. \$385.00 c. \$635.00 d. \$735.00

9.

Alissa is counting the number of students in her school. The school goes from grades 1-5.  There are 685 students. So far she has counted 498 students in grades 1-3.  How many students are there in grades 4 and 5?
 a. 1083 b. 1183 c. 287 d. 187

10.

If there were 110 students in grade 5, how many students are in grade 4?
 a. 67 b. 77 c. 87 d. 97