Wednesday – Math

Here are some problems to solve.

Logan has 12,850 crayons.  Sophia has 10,739 crayons.

How many more crayons does Sophia have than Logan?

Ellia has 1,258 more crayons than Sophia has. How many crayons does Ellia have?

If Logan, Sophia and Ellia put all their crayons together, how many crayons will that be?

Ella has 10,000 Legos for a building project.  She used 7,573 of her Legos to make a cute monster. How many Legos were left?

Olive baked 1,115 muffins.

Charlie baked 11 times as many.  How many muffins did Charlie bake?

Olive baked some blueberry muffins and some apple muffins.  If 658 of the muffins were blueberry, how many of them were apple?

Leave your answers in a comment below or post your work on your own blog.

As always keep – mathing on!

Wednesday Math

Here are some problems to solve.  Enjoy!

Charlie sorted sports cards.  He had three piles.  One had 25,567 football cards, another had 1,934 hockey cards and the last had 14,385 basketball cards in it.

How many sports cards did Charlie altogether?

He decided to give 13,987 of the cards to his friends.  How many cards did Charlie have left?

Hayley collected shells on the beach.  She found 2,423 white shells, 1,256 yellow shells and 1,068 speckled shells.

How many shells did Hayley collect altogether?

She used 3,808 of her shells to decorate a mirror. How many shells did Hayley have left?

Ryan was building with Legos. He had 22,035 bricks in a bin when he started building.

When he was finished there were 1,368 bricks left. 

How many Legos did Ryan use while he was building?

Wednesday Math

Here are some problems to solve.  Enjoy!

Emma has 5,532 crayons.  If she threw away 1,268 because they were broken, how many crayons would she have left?

She put 3/4 of the crayons in a box to share with kids who didn’t have any crayons.  How many crayons did she have left then?

Ryan, Eddie and Hayley collected shoes for people who needed them.  They each collected 1,624 pairs of shoes.

How many pairs to shoes did they collect in total?

Half of the shoes were for children and half were for adults.  How many of each type of shoes were there?

Olive went to the beach and collected some shells. She sorted them.  She had 11,054 colorful shell, 21,407 shimmery shells, 16,832 jingle shells and 2,356 twisty shells.

How many shells did she have altogether?

She gave 18,756 of the shells to her friends.  How many shells did she have left?

Wednesday Math

Here are some problems to solve.  Have fun!

15 kids went to Water Country together. 

They each slid down a slide 7 times.

How many trips did the kids slide at Water Country altogether?

When they were finished, they went inside and had ice creams.  Each ice cream had 6 different scoops of ice cream.

How many scoops of ice cream were they served altogether?

There were four bowls of pretzels.  Each bowl had 213 pretzels in it.

How many pretzels were there altogether?

 Ellia, Logan and Michael each ate 68 of the pretzels. How many pretzels were left when they were finished eating?

Charlie subtracted 1,568,621 from 45,349,321 and got a difference of 43,780,700. (Reminder: the answer of a subtraction problem is called the “difference.”)   

Is Charlie correct?

Find the difference to show how you know.

Wednesday Math

Sorry about missing last Friday’s Quick Writes and Monday’s book reviews.  We went on a family vacation.  We camped on Students Island on Mooselookmeguntic Lake in Oquossoc, Maine. We had fun swimming, fishing, canoeing, hiking, playing and relaxing together.  Here’s the view from our tent door.  I hope you’re having a wonderful summer too.

Here are some problems to solve.  Have fun!

Eddie had three huge bins of Legos.  One had 14,567 long bricks in it. Another had 21,934 medium bricks in it and the last had 20,385 small bricks in it.

How many Lego bricks did Eddie have altogether?

He used 32,987 of the bricks to build a house.

How many Lego bricks were left for other projects?

Ella collected shells.  She had 2,423 white shells, 2,056 yellow shells and 1,308 speckled shells.

She used 2,388 of her shells to decorate one box and 839 to decorate another. 

How many shells did Ella have left for other projects?

There were 7 teams playing in the soccer tournament. Each team had 15 players.  How many players were in the soccer tournament altogether?

There were 6 teams in the football playoff. Each team had 14 players.  How many players were in the football play off altogether?

Were there more soccer players or football players?     How many more?

Wednesday Math

Here are some problems you might have fun solving.

Sophia made three huge piles of books.  One had 1,567 short books, another had 2,934 picture books and the last had 3,085 chapter books.

How many books did Sophia have altogether?

She read 2,034 of the books in when she was in  third grade.

How many books were left for her to read in fourth grade?

Liam collected Mighty Beanz.  He had 1,423 Disney character Mighty Beans, 2,057 Marvel Superhero Mighty Beans and 286 Animal Mighty Beanz.

How many Mighty Beanz does Liam have altogether?

Liam got some new Fortnite Mighty Beanz for his birthday.  Now he has 4000 Mighty Beanz altogether. 

How many new mighty beanz did Liam get for his birthday?

Mrs. McComb had 1,750 books on the library cart to put back on the shelves.  She put 639 books on the fiction shelves and 867 books on the nonfiction shelves.

How many books did she still have left on the cart to put away?

Wednesday Math

Here are some problems to solve.  Have fun!

When Logan started building with Legos, he had 12,035 bricks in a bin.

When he was finished there were 2,368 bricks left.

He had used 7,206 for a ship.  He used others to build a robot.

How many Legos did Logan use building his robot?

Ella collected shells.  She had 2,423 white shells, 2,056 yellow shells and 1,308 speckled shells.

She used 2,388 of her shells to decorate one box and 839 to decorate another. 

How many shells did Ella have left for other projects?

Ryan has 12,850 crayons.  Eddie has 10,739 crayons.

How many more crayons does Ryan have than Eddie?

Charlie has 1,258 more crayons than Eddie has. How many crayons does Charlie have?

If Ryan, Eddie and Charlie put all their crayons together, how many crayons will that be?

 

Wednesday Math

Here are some problems to solve.  Have fun!

There were five bowls of popcorn.  Each bowl had 186 pieces of popcorn in it.

How many pieces of popcorn were there altogether?

There were six bowls of pretzels.  Each bowl had 135 pretzels in it.  How many pretzels were there altogether?

Was there more popcorn or more pretzels? ________ How much more?

 

Liam, Sutton and Sophia each wrote stories that were 316 words long.

Michael and Charlie each wrote stories that were 327 words long.

How many words did these five students write altogether?

How many more words would they have to write to reach 5,000 words in total?

 

Hayley, Ellia, Ella, Cooper and Eddie went to Water Country at 10:56. They each slid down the slides 34 times.

How many times did they go down the slides  altogether?

They got home at 2:28.

How long did they stay at Water Country that day?

 

Wednesday Math

Here are some problems to solve.  Enjoy!

Solve them as efficiently as you can.

There were four bowls of pretzels.  Each bowl had 213 pretzels in it.

How many pretzels were there altogether?

If Ellia, Ella and Michael each ate 42 of the pretzels, how many would be left in the bowl?

 

Six friends collected shells at the beach.

They each collect 134.

How many shells did they collect altogether?

They used 432 of the shells in craft projects. How many of the shells were left?

 

Eddie, Olive and Cooper each collect 246 Popsicle sticks for a project.

How many Popsicle sticks did they collect altogether?

Hayley, Ryan, Charlie and Liam each collect 213 pipe cleaners to add to the project.

How many pipe cleaners did they collect altogether?

Were there more Popsicle sticks or pipe cleaners? ___________

How many more were there?

Check our Multiplication Riddles

We are having lots of fun blogging.  Thank you so much for the wonderful comments.  Having an audience for our writing and our ideas is very motivating.

We hope you’ll enjoy our third post.  This one has to do with the new math we are learning.  Each of the students created and posted a multiplication riddle following the format of Each Orange Had Eight Slices.

We hope you enjoy them.  If you solve any of the riddles, please leave your answers in a comment.  Have fun with math!