Problem 1 :
Callie buys 4 packages of cookies. Each package has 6 cookies. How many cookies does Callie buy ?
There are 4 packages, each of which has cookies.
Then, number of cookies in 4 packages is
= 4 x 6
So, Callie buys 24 cookies.
Problem 2 :
Lily bought 5 packs of light bulbs. Each pack has 7 light bulbs. How many light bulbs does Lily buy ?
There were 5 packs, each of which had 7 light bulbs.
Then, number of light bulbs in 5 packs was
= 5 x 7
So, Lily bought 35 light bulbs.
Problem 3 :
Rick’s grandmother pledged $0.50 for every mile Rick walked in his walk-a-thon. Rick walked 9 miles. How much does his grandmother owe ?
Rick’s grandmother pledged $0.50 for every mile.
Rick walked 9 miles.
Then, amount of money for 9 miles is
= 9 x 0.50
So, Rick's grandmother owes $4.50.
Problem 4 :
Michael made 10 two-point baskets and 2 three-point baskets in Friday’s basketball game. He did not score any other points. How many points did he score in all ?
Points scored in 10 two-point baskets :
= 10 x 2
Points scored in 2 three-point baskets :
= 2 x 3
Total points scored in 10 two-point baskets and 2 three-point baskets :
= 20 + 6
So, Michael scored 26 points in all.
Problem 5 :
Jack's speed is 57 miles per hour. If he keeps going at the same rate, find the distance traveled by Jack in 6 hours.
Jack's speed is 57 miles per hour.
That is, distance covered in one hour is 57 miles.
Then, the distance covered in 6 hours is
= 6 x 57
= 342 miles
So, the distance covered in 6 hours is 342 miles.
Problem 6 :
Raul’s bedroom is 4 yards long. How many inches long is the bedroom ?
1 yard = 36 inches
Then, 4 yards is
= 4 x 36
= 144 inches
So, Raul's bedroom is 144 inches long.
Problem 7 :
If 1 lb of sea food costs $18.50, find the cost of 5 lbs of sea food.
Given : Cost of 1 lb is $18.50.
Then, cost of 5 lbs is
= 5 x 18.50
So, the cost of 5 lbs of sea food is $92.50.
Problem 8 :
Jeff burns 500 calories per hour bicycling. At the same rate, how many calories can he burn in 3 hours ?
Given : Jeff burns 500 calories per hour bicycling.
That is, in Jeff burns 500 calories in one hour.
Then, Amount of calories Jeff can burn in 3 hours is
= 3 x 500
So, Jeff can burn 1500 calories in 3 hours.
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