Tomato sauce has splattered your recipe card, but you can still read some of it.
y + b = 15.5
y x b = 42
y is equal to the same number in both number sentences.
b is equal to the same number in both number sentences.
Find the value of y and b so that both number sentences are true.
Common Core Standards for this Problem: 3.0A.8, 4.NF.3, 4.NF.4
Jerilyn is a waitress who is having trouble showing up for work on time.
The first week, she was late four out of six days she was scheduled to work.
The second week, she was late three out of six days she was scheduled to work.
Based on these two weeks of data, what is the mathematical probability that Jerilyn will be on time for her next scheduled day to work? Express your answer as a percentage.
Hint: Find the mean with the data given in the problem for both weeks, and be sure to answer the correct question
Common Core Standards for this Problem: 4.MD.2, 6.RP.3. 6.SP.5
Week 5: Problem 19
You order sugar cubes from the Sweet Sugar Company. The small package contains 75 cubes in a rectangular prism that is 8 cm. high, 16 cm. wide, and 32 cm. long.
The large package contains 500 sugar cubes in a rectangular prism that is 16 cm. high, 32 cm. wide, and 64 cm. long.
How much greater is the volume of the large package of sugar cubes, compared to the small package?
Common Core Standards for this Problem: 5.MD.4
Your café is suddenly swarming with flies! You want to know exactly how many there are, but it’s too difficult to count them. You hang fly traps in the kitchen and customer seating area and return to count the next day.
In the kitchen, there are 49 flies caught on traps, and at least 10 still flying around, but no more than 25.
In the customer seating area, there are 78 flies caught on traps, and at least 20 still flying around, but no more than 50.
Write two different numeric expressions, using “f” to represent the total number of flies in the café, showing the least and greatest amount possible.
What is the range of the total possible number of flies in the café?
Common Core Standards for this Problem: 6.EE.5