• Sean's Multiple Step Math Word Problem (5/20/20):

    Ben watched the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the Hobbit trilogy.  The 1st Lord of the Rings movie was about 3.5 hours long.  The 2nd and 3rd movies were each about 3.0 hours long.  Each of the three Hobbit movies were about 2.5 hours long.  How much longer did it take Ben to watch the Lord of the Rings trilogy than the Hobbit trilogy?  

     

    Sean's Multiple Step Math Word Problem (5/13/20):

    Make a 5 x 5 grid.  Write the numbers 1-5 in the boxes on the top row. Next, multiply each number by 2 as you work your way down each column.  As you look at each row, determine what the numbers are multiples of (What are you skip counting by?).  For an extra challenge, expand your grid to 6 x 6 and keep going.  

     

    Griffin's Multiple Step Math Word Problem (5/6/20):

     

    There are 3 janitors at a school. The second janitor has double the number of cleaning supplies of the 2nd multiple that leads up to third multiple of the number that the first janitor has. The third janitor has 1 1/2 times as many supplies as the second. Also, the first janitor likes oranges, and he has a friend named Hilda. If the third multiple of the number of supplies the first janitor has is 18, how many supplies does each janitor have? How did you find your answer?

     

    Sean's Multiple Step Math Word Problem (5/6/20):

     

    Bill has 35 books altogether.  20 books have 259 pages each.  5 books have 40 pages each.  The rest of the books have 100 fewer pages each than the 259-page books. 

     

    Question 1: What is the number that "the rest of the books" represent?

    Question 2: How many pages do the rest of the books have altogether?

    Question 3: How many pages do all 35 books have altogether?

     

     

    Sean's Multiple Step Math Word Problem (4/29/20):

     

    Bill has a collection of 100 figures.  25% were Pokemon.  15% were Super Mario Bros.. 25% were Animorphs.  The rest were random figures.  What percentage represents the rest?  How do the percentages relate to the number of each type of figure?  

     

     

    Sean's Multiple Step Math Word Problem (4/22/20):

     

    15 boxes with 20 pieces of fruit per box are delivered each day for a week (7 days).  If 2/5 are oranges, 1/5 are bananas, and the rest are apples, how many total apples are delivered in one week?  

     

    Email me your answers, and I will share them with the appropriate student.  Please submit your challenge problems to me, too!  I will continue posting them for your classmates to solve!

Last Modified on May 26, 2020