Teaching Treasures Maths Activity



Problem Solving

1:

A window has a height of 32.5 cm and a length of 45 cm.
What is the window's area?       

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2:
A concrete tank can hold 20,000 gallons of water.
How many litres of water can the tank hold?       

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3:
Nathan's home is 80 km to the nearest major town.
How many metres is that?        

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4:
One seventh of the students in Sarah's school are 12 years old. 
If there are 133 students in her school, how many students are 12 years old?
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5:
 
A raging bush fire went through a pine plantation, ¾ of the trees died.
If there were 50,000 trees, how many died?

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6:
Bob used 14¾ litres of fuel driving to a country town.
His fuel tank had 30 litres of fuel when he started,
how much fuel did he have left when he arrived at his destination?

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7:
 
Mr. Stevens borrowed $20,000 from his Australian cousin. He was charged 14½ % interest per annum. He repaid the loan 3 years later.

How much interest did Mr. Stevens pay?       

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8:
 
A truck travelled for 4½ hours at an average rate of 65 km/h.
How far did it travel during that time?
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9:
 400 - (20 x 8¼) + (15 x 9¾) =
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10:
 
An American book shop mailed 2 books to the UK. Each of those books cost $4.75 to mail to the respective customer.  They also had to post 12 other books costing a further $2.45 each for postage. What was the total postage cost?

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11:
Janice planted 200 seeds; only 85% of these seeds grew. How many seeds did not grow?

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12:

56 more than a number (n) is 78. What is the number?

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