The National Tic Tac Toe Association asks you to create cakes for their convention. You design a square cake, and decorate the top like a Tic Tac Toe board, with two evenly spaced vertical lines intersected by two evenly spaced horizontal lines, forming nine smaller equal squares.
If the length of one side of the cake is 12 inches, what is the area of one of the Tic Tac Toe squares on the top of the cake?
Common Core Standards for this Problem: 4.MD.3
Week 4: Problem 15
You develop a secret taco sauce that uses 1/3 of a teaspoon of hot sauce for every cup of tomatoes. Today’s batch of taco sauce requires eight cups of tomatoes.
How much hot sauce do you need to make today’s batch?
Give your answer in teaspoons.
Common Core Standards for this Problem: 4.NF.4, 5.NF.4
You hire a designer to create a mosaic tile design on one wall of the café. The design uses columns of square tiles. In the first column, there are two silver tiles. In the second column, there are 5 silver tiles. In the third column, there are four silver tiles. In the fourth column, there are seven silver tiles. In the fifth column, there are six silver tiles.
If the pattern continues, how many silver tiles will be in the 11th column?
Common Core Standards for this Problem: 4.OA.5