## Sunday, February 9, 2014

### Magical Math Mysteries

This week's diabolical dilemma is to come up with a whimsical word problem that includes amazing alliteration, dastardly decimals, diligent division and mind boggling multiplication.  The fun part will come for those who finish earlier in the week; the class will solve your word problems as part of our review for Wednesday's test and Thursdays benchmark.

Make sure you solve your problem before posting!

1. Frank fried Fritos for Friday's fiesta. He sold 23 Fritos the first hour and 34 Fritos the second hour. If each Frito was \$0.34, then how much money did Frank get?

2. Frank fried Fritos for Friday's fiesta. He sold 23 Fritos the first hour and 34 Fritos the second hour. If each Frito was \$0.34, then how much money did Frank get? Bryan.

3. Anika ate airheads at the amazing airhead fair. Anika ate 52 airheads in half an hour. Anika had to buy the airheads she ate and they cost \$0.60 for ten. How much did Anika pay for her airheads? Anika

4. Elisa eats eggplants each evening. She eats 1.6 of an eggplant for 8 weeks. Then she entered a contest on March 5 called “Who can eat the most eggplant”. From that day she started increasing the amount of eggplant eaten each evening. She increased 1.5 eggplants a week how much eggplant will she eat in three weeks. Supraja

5. Bob baked cookies for the party on Saturday and Sunday. He baked 500 cookies. There were 250 for Saturday and the other 250 for Sunday. Each cookie costs \$0.46. You could also buy 200 cookies for \$80.48. Ryan came over and decided to buy the 200 cookie pack. The tax is 6.25%. How much does Ryan need to pay to Bob with including tax and not including tax? Then on Sunday, Ryan came over and decided to return 1/40 of the cookies he bought. How much does Bob need to pay Ryan? Anshul

6. John is making 100 brownies for a bake sale on Wednesday and you can buy 50 brownies. Each brownie costs \$1, of you buy 50, then you get a discount instead of \$50 you can only pay \$45.50 and the tax is 5.5%. If Jack buys 50 brownies, how much will it be with tax and no tax? The next day, Jack came to Johns house and returned 10 of the 50 brownies, how much will John have to pay Jack back after he returns the 10 brownies? John

7. Leo has 45.38 pizza pies with peperoni on them . Leo and his six friends eat half of the pizza pies on Monday morning. They eat 1/4 of the remaning pizza pies for lunch . How many pizza pies did they eat in total . Duncan

8. Franks fried Fritos for Friday's fiesta. He also fried tacos. He sold tacos for \$3.17 each to 48 people. He also collected \$325 from selling Fritos to 100 people. How much money did each person pay for one Frito and how much money in total did Frank get for selling his tacos?

9. Frank fried Fritos for Friday's fiesta. He also fried tacos. He sold tacos for \$3.17 each to 48 people. He also collected \$325 from selling Fritos to 100 people. How much money did each person pay for one Frito and how much money in total did Frank get for selling his tacos? Bryan

10. Bob brought 42 big brown baseball bats. A pack of 10 bats costs \$245 and a pack of 30 bats \$430. Which pack is for less money if they were sold separately and each bat was the same price? - Sudeep

11. Anika ate airheads at the amazing airhead fair. Anika ate 52 airheads in half an hour. In 15 min Anika ate 30 airheads. Anika had to buy the airheads she ate and they cost \$0.60 for ten. How much did Anika pay for her airheads? How much did a single airhead cost? Anika

12. Lex and 3 of her friends went to an amazing chocolate factory and gift shop. Their parents gave them a total of \$350 to spend. Admission costs \$29.99 per person. Next they went to the gift shop. How much could each girl spend at the gift shop?
If each girl spent \$45 in the gift shop, how much money of the \$350 would they take home as change?

13. Daniella drinks 1.65 gallons of liquid a week. Daniella decides to determine what her daily drink dose will be if she doubles what she drinks per month. (Assume there are 4 weeks in a month) Can you answer this question for Daniella? If you dare, please do. - Angela

14. Bill bakes brownies every Tuesday and Wednesday. He needs to know how much batter he uses each day. If a pack of batter has 0.56 pounds in it how much batter does he use each day ? ( assume he buys 1 pack for each week

15. Sandy has \$89.35 to buy her 8 children school back packs. Each Back pack cost \$3.98 including taxes. How much money will she get back?Brandon

16. Leah likes lemon juice. She squeezes 5 lemons into a cup and ends up with 3.78 liters of
lemon juice. How much juice does each lemon produce? How much juice will she have if she squeezes 18 lemons? Jolie

17. Shannon shops seven times a week. She buys 2.10 pounds of salt and each salt bottle weighs the same amount. She buys 4 salt bottles. How much does each salt bottle weigh? - Shannon

18. My dogs like to drink water he drinks 7.634 ml a day and his brother drinks 4.38 ml. How much do they drink all together in a week? - Andrew

19. Jack buys 3.6 pounds of oranges. He bought 6 in all. About how much pounds did each orange weigh. DJ

20. James Jack Johnson jumbled giant jars for a festival. 75 people attended to this act, and there fee was .30¢. Also, him and 3 people share the money equally. How much does James get. James

21. bob makes cupcake each cupcake \$ 1.25. at the cupcake stand in his first hour. he sells 27 cupcakes. In in his second he sold 39 cupcakes. In his last hour bob sold 32 cupcakes.-eshan

22. megan milks mookie the cow on mondays. she earns money per pint. if she earns 15.00 a day and each day she milks 4 pints, then how much money does she make after 5 days of milking?