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Valentine's Day Etiquette
Math Word Problems
bonus speed round
100

When is Valentine's Day?

February 14th

100

Marissa is going to the beauty shop on Wednesday night.  She wants to get braids.  She wants braids down to her back and she wants two colors--copper and blonde.  She is very excited to show off her new hairdo at her friend's birthday party on Friday night.

What does the want to do with her hair?

She wants braids in two colors.

Bonus Question:

What should her friends say when they see her new hairdo?

100

Pete got Valentine's Days cards and candy for 8 of the 12 kids in his class.  He said these are the members of the friend squad. He got to school early to put the Valentire's cards and candy on his friend's desks.  He said the other four kids are outsidersm, and he isn't giving them anything.

Is this appropriate? Why or why not?

No.

Bonus Question:

What is a good Valentine's Day gift for a friend?

100

Mary baked two dozen heart-shaped  sugar cookies with pink frosting.  She has 9 classmates and 2 teachers in her classroom.  How many cookies can she give to each person?

100

Who invented eathing chocolate?

a) Americans

b) Christopher Columbus

c) Mayans

c) Mayans

200

When is Lunar New Year?

Saturday, February 10th, 2024

200

Candy is going to the movies on Sunday afternoon with her best friend since kindergarten.  When they go to buy popcorn, her friend says, "Oh no.  I don't have anymore money in my wallet.  I really wanted popcorn."

When is Candy going to the movies with her best friend?

On Sunday afternoon

Bonus Question:

What should Candy say to her best friend?

200

Nick left a Valentine's Day card and a box of Sweethearts candy on Veronica's desk.  The card says, "I really appreciate your help during math class everyday.  You are so smart.  Happy Valentine's Day!"

Is this appropriate?

Yes.

200

Robert wants to go see the Lunar New Year Parade in Chinatown on Saturday, February 25th.  The parade begins at 1pm.  He lives one hour away.

What time should he leave his apartment?

Noon

Bonus Question:

If he lives on the A train in Washington Heights, what stop should he get off at to visit Chinatown?

200

Who brought chocolate to Europe?

a) The English

b) The Spaniards

c) The Russians

The Spaniards

300

When is our school break in February?

February 19th through February 23rd

300

Justin's brother is 21 years old.  He is planning a big date with his girlfriend for Valentine's Day.  He is buying her flowers, taking her to a Broadway show, and taking her out to eat at Red Lobster.  Justin is only 12 years old.  He tells a girl at school that he is going to take her on a date for Valentine's Day.

How old is Justin's brother?

21

Bonus Question:

Is Justin old enough to go out on dates?

300

On Friday, Elizabeth says goodbye to her teacher and says, "Ms. Jones next week is Valentine's Day.  My dog had puppies in December, and they will be 8 weeks old next week.  I am going to bring you one of the puppies for Valentine's Day, so get your house ready!"

No.

Bonus Question:

Who would it be appropriate to surprise with a puppy?

300

Steven and his dad ordered flowers to be delivered at his mom's job on Valentine's Day.  The flowers cost \$55.  His dad paid with a \$100 bill.

How much change did his dad get back?

\$45

300

Chocolate beans come from the __________ tree.

Cacao

400

What is special about February this year?

It has 29 days.

Bonus Question:

What is it called when February has 29 days?

400

A picture Andre drew is going to be shown in an art gallery for the entire month of March.  He drew the picture for his art class in high school, and the assignment was to draw organic shapes using paints and pastels in three colors.  He used black, red, and gold.

When will Andre's picture be at the art gallery?

March

Bonus Question:

What is an organic shape?

400

Stacy and Joshua are in the 7th grade.  They are working as partners on multiplication problems. Stacy says, "I can never remember how to multiply by 8.  I always get stuck on those."  Joshua says, "You are so pretty Stacy.  On Valentine's Day you are going to be my girlfriend, and you are going to hold my hand at lunch."

Is this appropriate?

No.

400

Austin and his mom are going to Long Island on Sunday to visit his aunt, his uncle, and his cousins. They are catching the 11:37am train at Penn Station and arriving in Babylon at 12:52pm.

How long is the train ride?

1 hour and 15 minutes

Bonus Question:

If his uncle picks him up from the station on time. at 12:52pm, and they drive 10 minutes to their house, what time will they get to his aunt and uncle's house?

400

Besides North America, on what other continents do cacao trees grow?

Africa

Asia

South America

500

When is Ground Hog's Day?

Friday, February 2, 2024.  Tomorrow!

500

Chris just bought a new turquoise Puma sweatsuit.  His brother said he needs new sneakers to go with the sweatsuit, because his red Jordans clash with the color. Chris found gold sneakers on Amazon that he thinks will look amazing!  He ordered them, but they will not arrive for two more weeks.

What color is Chris's new sweatsuit?

Turquoise

Bonus Question:

Turquoise is a type of ___________.

500

Penny got her best friend Tina a pair of earrings that look like gold arrows from Claire's for Valentine's Day. She put the earrings in a gift bag with two Hershey's kisses and a note that says, "You have been my best friend since kindergarten.  I will always have your back.  Best friends forever.  Luv Penny."

Is this appropriate?

Yes.

500

Maggie is taking the MetroNorth from Grand Central to Poughkeepsie on Friday night to visit her mother.  Each ticket costs \$27.

If she buys three tickets--one for herself, one for her husband, and one for her brother, how much money does she spend on tickets?

\$81

Bonus Question:

If she pays with a \$100 bill, how much change does she get back?

500

Name 5 chocolate foods

chocolate bar

chocolate cake

chocolate pudding

chocolate chips

chocolate ice cream