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?

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