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100

Liam has 24 baseball cards. He gave his friend Ethan 8 cards and then bought 12 more cards from a store. How many baseball cards does Liam have now?

28

100

0.75 + 1.25

2.00

100

25 x 3

75

100

In expanded notation, 937.25

900 + 30 + 7 + 0.20 + 0.05

100

Tommy wants to buy a toy that costs 15.He also wants to save 5 each week. Is saving money a variable or fixed expense?

Fixed expense because he is saying he will save 5 each week and that will not change.

200

A class of 4th graders is going on a field trip. Each student needs 3 pencils. There are 25 students in the class. If the teacher buys an additional 10 pencils as backup, how many pencils will the class have in total?

85

200

4.89 + 2.76

7.65

200

43 x 92

3,956

200

7356.27 in expanded notation

7000 + 300 + 50 + 6 + 0.20 + 0.07

200

Emily wants to have lunch with her friends at a restaurant. The cost of the lunch varies each time they go, sometimes it is 10 and other times it is 15. Is the cost of lunch a variable or fixed expense? Why?

variable because lunch costs changes depending on where you eat.

300

Jordan bought a box of 24 cookies. He shared them equally among 8 friends. Each friend got the same number of cookies. How many cookies did each friend receive?

3

300

6.25 - 3.75

2.50

300

20 x 75

1,500

300

327.5 in word form

three hundred twenty-seven and five tenths.

300

Ashley has 36 stickers. She wants to divide them equally between her and her two friends. How many stickers will each person receive? Represent this situation using a strip diagram.

In the strip diagram, you can draw a bar (strip) to represent the total number of stickers (36) and divide it equally into three parts, one for Ashley and two for her friends. Each part will represent the number of stickers each person will receive.

400

Lisa had 48 markers. She gave 16 markers to her friend and then bought 30 more markers at the store. How many markers does Lisa have now?

62

400

2.45 + 7

9.45

400

75 divided by 3

25

400

write this in standard form

(2 x 1000) + (7 x 100) + (5 x 10) + (6 x 1) + (2 x 0.1) + (3 x 0.01)

2756.23

400

There are 80 marbles in a bag. Sarah wants to share them equally between herself and her three siblings. How many marbles will each person receive? Represent this situation using a strip diagram.

Answer: In the strip diagram, you can draw a bar (strip) to represent the total number of marbles (80) and divide it equally into four parts, one for Sarah and one for each of her three siblings. Each part will represent the number of marbles each person will receive.

500

A farmer has 5 rows of apple trees. Each row has 8 apple trees. How many apple trees are there in total?

40

500

9 - 4.75

4.25

500

96 divided by 3

32

500

write this in standard form (9 x 1000) + (3 x 100) + (2 x 10) + (7 x 1) + (5 x 0.1) + (3 x 0.01)

9327.53

500

Word Problem: Liam has been collecting trading cards. He currently has 24 cards in his collection. He wants to buy some new cards and estimates that he can save \$6 each week from his allowance. If he wants to have a total of 48 cards in his collection, how many more cards does Liam need to reach his goal?

Answer: To find out how many more cards Liam needs, we can subtract the number of cards he already has (24) from the total number of cards he wants (48):

48 - 24 = X

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