## Tuesday, February 06, 2007

### amalia's 5 questions

Today in class Mr. H gave the class a sheet of paper with 20 math problems. Frances and i had volunteerd to do at least 5 different problems.

question 7.
David read 40 pages of a book in 50 minutes. How many pages should he be able to read in 80 minutes?
Well the answer i got and solved it goes like this, So what i did was that I had divided 50
pages 40 x 80 / 40 = 1.25 x 80 = 100.
_____ = / _______
minutes 50 100

Questoin 17.
If three apples cost 29cents , how much do 45 apples cost?

Well i solved the way i had answer goe like this. How i got this answer is by dividing 29/3=
9.6 x 45 = 4.35
apples 3 45
_____ = _______ So i think that the apples would cost
cost 29 4.35 \$4.35.

Question 16.
If it takes 1 cup of flower to make 6 cookies, how much many cookies can you make with 6cups of flower?
cups Cookies I' m not so sue how to do this but i think it's
__________
1 6 kind of right. there's 36 cookies and 6 cups.
36 6

Question 8.
Audio Jeannie tajes inventory of her closet and discovers that she has 8 shirts for ever pair of jeans. If she has 4 shirts how many pairs of jeans does she have?

shirts 8 4
______ =____ = ___ This is the answer that i got.
Jeans 5 20