PROBLEMS
WITH WORD CLUES
Write A (add), S (subtract), M (multiply), or D (divide) after each
problem to tell how you would work it if you knew the necessary numbers:
 How do you find the number of dishes of ice cream you can get from
several quarts of ice cream, if you know how many dishes you can get
from one quart of ice cream?
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 How do you find your share of the cost of a party, if you know the
total cost of the party and the number of persons giving the party?
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 How do you find the difference between the number of kilometres
your father drove his new car last week and the number he drove this
week?
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 If you buy a hat, a belt, and some other things before you go to
a summer camp, how do you find the combined cost?
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 How do you find the total weight of the boys on a sled, if you know
the weight of each boy on the sled?
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 If you know how much you have to pay for a secondhand car, and
you know how much four new tires for the car will cost, how do you
find how much the car and the tires will cost altogether?
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 How do you find the cost of one apple if you know the cost of several
apples?
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 How do you find how many sheets of paper there are in several pads
if you know how many sheets there are in one pad?
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 How do you find the number of people who went to the carnival if
you know how many were there each night?
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