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A baby weighs 5 lbs. 8 ounces at birth. How much weight will the baby need to gain to weigh 7 lbs.?

1 lb. 8 oz.


If a restaurant opens at 8:50 a.m. and closes at 3:40 p.m., how long is the restaurant open?

6 hours and 50 minutes


A rectangular swimming pool has a length of 12 feet and a width of 4 feet. What is the area of the swimming pool?

48 square feet


Mr. Jones wants to fence in a piece of property. How much fencing is required to enclose this property that has side lengths of 8ft, 6ft, 4ft, and 12 ft. 

30 ft


Jake's football team scored four touchdowns (6 points each) and three field goals (3 points each). How many points did they score in all?

33 points


A boa constrictor is 13 feet long.  A green anaconda is 9 yards long.  Which snake is longer?  How much longer?

Anaconda is 14 feet longer


It takes a runner 5 hours and 15 minutes to complete a marathon. If the marathon begins at 1:50 p.m., what time will the runner finish?

7:05 pm


A rectangle has a perimeter of 20 meters. The length of the rectangle is 6 meters. What is the area of the rectangle?

24 square meters


Your neighbor has a rectangular swimming pool.  He wants to put a fence around it to keep people’s pets and small children from wandering in.  The length of the pool is 36 feet and the width is 15 feet.  How much fencing will he need?  (find the perimeter)

102 Feet


Katrina bought 8 baskets with 10 apples in each. She divided them equally among 4 of her friends. How many apples did each friend receive?

20 apples


A zoo has two giraffes.   The female weighs 1,700 pounds and the male weighs 2,725 pounds.  What is the difference of their weights in ounces?

16,400 ounces


William exercised at the gym for 78 minutes. He left the gym at 3:00 p.m. At what time did William begin exercising?

1:42 pm


 A ping pong table measures 9 feet by 5 feet. What is the area of the ping pong table?

45 square feet


You want to put a frame around a large rectangular poster.  The poster has a perimeter of 500 centimeters.  One side of the poster is 150 centimeters.  How wide should the frame be?

100 centimeters


A charity has 637 adult volunteers and 563 teenage volunteers.  All of the volunteers are divided into 6 equal groups.  How many volunteers are in each group?

200 volunteers


There are 15 yards of ribbon on a roll.  Your friend is wrapping gifts.  She needs 4 feet of ribbon for each gift.  How many gifts can she wrap?

11 gifts


 Sarah was at dance class for 65 minutes.  Her dance class lasts for 45 minutes, but she arrived early and waited 20 minutes for class to begin.  If Sarah left the dance studio at 5:00 PM  at what time did Sarah’s dance class begin?

4:15 pm


A rectangular zoo enclosure for a red panda has a perimeter of 116 meters.  The length is 50 meters.  What is the area of the enclosure?

400 meters squared


A rectangle has an area of 145 inches squared. If the width of the rectangle is 29 inches, what is the perimeter?

68 inches


Sherron makes $8 an hour babysitting. Friday she worked for 2 hours. Saturday she worked for 5 hours, and Sunday she worked for 3 hours. How much did Sherron get paid for babysitting all three days?



Ben was 4 ft. 8 in. at the beginning of school. He has grown 6 inches this year. If Cindy is four inches shorter than Ben, how tall is Cindy now?

4 ft. 10 in.


Charlie is driving to work and leaves home at 7:25 AM.  Traffic is heavy and makes him 15 minutes late.  He is in his car for 45 minutes.  What time does he arrive?

8:10 am


An apartment has the following areas:

Bedroom: 50 square feet

Bathroom: 20 square feet

Kitchen: 95 square feet

The living room has a length of 10 feet and a width of 13 feet. 

What is the total area of the apartment?

295 square feet


An L-shaped backyard has the following side lengths:

3 feet, 6 feet, 6 feet, 8 feet, 2 feet and 7 feet. What is the perimeter?

32 feet


Jasmine hired a tile layer to add a tile floor in her sunroom.  Her brother, Jacob, says that the area is 375 feet squared and Jasmine thinks the area is 200 feet squared.  If the room is 25 feet long by 15 feet wide, who has determined the correct amount of tile flooring needed?  Show your work.

Jacob is correct