# Teaching Treasures

## Problem Solving

1:
Sam bought 15 packets of pencils, each packet contains 18 pencils.
How many pencils does Sam have in total?

2:
Samantha planted 12 rows of tomato plants, there are 15 in a row.
How many did Samantha plant?

3:
An owner of a vineyard employed fifteen people to pick bunches of grapes.
How many can be picked in one hour if each person picks 65 per hour?

4:
Tim has a bag with 35 lollypops. He divided them with his 3 friends and himself.
(a)  How many lollypops will each of them get?

(b)  How many lollypops will Tim have left?

5:
A large dam was leaking water at a rate of 550 litres per hour.
How long would it take to leak 6600 litres of water?

hours

6:
Bob drove for 3½ hours on Monday, he drove 4½ hours Tuesday, 1½ hours Wednesday, 2 hours Thursday and 4 hours Friday.
How many hours did he drive that week?

 km.

7:
Mr. Stevens went to Australia for holidays and paid \$70 for a pair of jeans and also bought three shirts for \$14·95 each. He gave the shopkeeper \$120.
How much change did he receive?

8:
A cleaner wanted to do the housework in 3 hours. She worked 1¼ hours in the morning and returned after lunch to complete the work in 1¾ of an hour.
Did she meet her goal?

Yes or No

9:
Mr. Jones the mechanic took 3¼ hours, 4½ hours and ¾ hour to complete 3 car repairs.
How long did he work in total?

 Hours

10:
Daniel should arrive at work 9:30 a.m. It takes him ½ an hour to dress, eat breakfast and ¾ of an hour to ride to work.
What's the latest time he should wake up?

11:
12 eggs fit in one egg-carton.
How many egg-cartons are needed for 180 eggs?

12:
A rectangle's side is 4.5 cm long and its width is 2.5 cm.
What is the area of the rectangle?

cm

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