Some three-step problems are given below. Each problem contains certain given facts (G) that you use in working the problem. It also asks a question (Q) that you must finally answer. In working the first and second steps of the problem, new facts (F) must be found, which are needed in working the third step of the problem.

Each problem below has some facts written under it. After each fact write G, Q, or F to tell which kind of fact it is:

  1. Mr. Lee earns $575.00 a month. If he spent all he earned last year except $160.00 that he gave his son and $500.00 that he saved, how much did he spend?
Amount he gave his son   _______
Amount earned last year   _______
Amount earned in 1 month   _______
Amount not spent   _______
Amount he saved   _______
  1. A kitchen is 21 ft. long and 18 ft. wide. How much will it cost to cover the floor with linoleum at $6.25 per square yard?
Width of the kitchen   _______
Total cost of linoleum   _______
Cost of 1 square yard   _______
Area in square yards   _______
Length of the kitchen   _______
Area in square feet   _______
  1. Mr. Lee ran his light compact car 319.2 km on 9 litres of gasoline. Arthur, who has a heavier car, went 179.3 km on 11 litres. On the average, what is the difference between the numbers of km per litre that each car went?
Mr. Lee's average per litre   _______
Number of litres Arthur used   _______
Difference in km per litre   _______
Distance Mr. Lee drove   _______
Arthur's average per litre   _______
Number of litres Mr. Lee used   _______

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