Story Problems

Powers of 10

Just Plain Division

Mystery

100

A farmer ships 4 times as many oranges as tangerines. If the farmer ships 8,260 oranges, how many tangerines does he ship?

What is 2,065 tangerines?

100

10^{2 }is the same as.....

What is 100?

100

5436 / 6

What is 906?

100

Mr. Adams divided 223 markers equally among the 26 students in his class. He put the extra markers in a box. What is the number of markers he puts in the box?

**For the remainder in this problem, you should...**

What is use the remainder?

200

Paige's backyard has an area of 95.9 square meters. If the length of the yard is 14 meters, what is the width?

What is 6.85 meters?

200

7.8 / 10^{1 }=

7.8 / 10^{2} =

7.8 / 10^{3 }=

What is 0.78, 0.078, 0.0078 ?

200

37.6 / 4

What is 94?

200

Choose the word or phrase that makes the sentence true.

When you divide by 10, each digit shifts to the (right/left) by (one place/two places/three places).

What is right one place?

300

This morning, a factory produced 6,000 cans of beans and packaged them in boxes of 48 cans. How many boxes were filled?

What is 125 boxes?

300

125 / 10^{1 }=

125 / 10^{2} =

125 / 10^{3} =

What is 12.5, 1.25, and 0.125?

300

630 / 28 **[can have a remainder]**

What is 22 r14?

300

Fill in the blanks.

42 / 10^{1 }= 42 / 10 = ______

42 / 10^{2 } = 42 / ______ = 0.42

42 / 10 ^{---} = 42 / 1,000 = ______

What is 4.2, 100, 10^{3, }and 0.042?

400

A rollercoaster holds 45 people. There are 387 people waiting to board the rollercoaster. How many times will the rollercoaster need to run to give everyone a ride?

**For the remainder of this problem I should...**

What is round it up?

400

Select the expression that involves a shift of the digits one place to the right. **Select all that apply.**

a:: 6 / 1,000

b:: 30 / 10^{2}

c:: 8 / 10^{3}

e:: 600 / 10^{1}

f:: 2 / 100

What is d and e?

400

35.75 / 11

What is 3.25?

400

A chef makes 8 equal servings from 50 ounces of pudding. How many ounces of pudding are in each serving?

**For the remainder in this problem, you should...**

What is form a fraction?

500

At a sports store, 3 times as many soccer balls were sold as basketballs. A total of 3,252 soccer balls were sold. How many basketballs were sold?

**Write an equation, then solve.**

what is 1,084 basketballs?

500

Classify each quotient as being equal to 45, equal to 4.5, or 0.45. Write a letter in the correct box.

a:: 450 / 10^{2}

b:: 45 / 10^{1}

c:: 4,500 / 10^{3}

d:: 45 / 10^{2}

e:: 450 / 10^{3}

f:: 450 / 10^{1}

What is [see teacher answer]

500

141.2 / 5

What is 28.24?

500

Solve 5430 / 6. Explain how you know your answer is reasonable.

What is 905? (check how they answered reasonableness) (something like... 5400/6 = 900 and 6000/6 = 1,000 and my answer is between 900 & 1,000)

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