Name:    Lesson 8: Creating Problems

1.

Which problem matches the equation b + 32 = 70?
 a. Brenda has 70 hockey cards in her collection. She adds 32 more cards. How many cards does she have now? b. Bill put 32 pennies in his coin jar. Now he has 70 pennies in the jar. How many did he have in his jar originally? c. Brian runs 32 metres and then walks another 70 metres. How far has he walked? d. Belinda is has 32 more pages to read in her book. She has already read 70 pages. How long is her book?

2.

What is the value of b in the equation from question 1?
 a. 38 b. 102 c. 52 d. 98

3.

Which problem matches the equation c - 45 = 73?
 a. Charles has \$73. He earns \$45 more shovelling snow. How much money does he have now? b. Claudette has 73 pennies. She gives 45 pennies to her friends. How many pennies does she have left? c. Curtis has \$45. How much does he need to earn to buy a present for \$73? d. Christine has 73 stickers left after using 45 of them. How many stickers did she have originally?

4.

What is the value of c in the equation from question 3?
 a. 30 b. 48 c. 118 d. 83

5.

Which problem matches the equation 54 + 72 = a?
 a. Monique picked 54 apples. Ben picked 72 apples. How many apples did they pick altogether? b. Maria picked 54 apples yesterday. Today she picked 72 apples. How many more apples did Maria pick today than yesterday? c. Brett picked 72 apples yesterday. He picked 54 less apples today then yesterday. How many apples did he pick today? d. Marlene needs to pick 72 apples. If she already picked 54 apples, how many more does she need to pick?

6.

What is the value of a in the equation from question 5?
 a. 48 b. 126 c. 94 d. 162

7.

Kendra has \$65. She spends \$53 on a birthday present for her mom. She wants to know how much money she has left. Which equation should she use?
 a. d - 65= 53 c. d - 53 = 65 b. 53 + 65 = d d. 65 - 53 = d

8.

How much money does Kendra have left?
 a. \$12 b. \$118 c. \$42 d. \$96

9.

Roch knows that he has 12 fewer pennies than Meaghan and that altogether they have 27 pennies. He wants to know how many pennies Meaghan has. Which equation should he use?
 a. 12 + 27 = p c. 27 - 12 = p b. p - 27 = 12 d. p - 12 = 27

10.

How many pennies does Meaghan have?
 a. 12 b. 15 c. 39 d. 35