Problem of the Week

Below you will find the problem of the week. A problem will be posted each week on Monday, and due in class on Friday.

Be sure to have a full heading, and copy the problem in your blue math notebooks.

Week of 3/27/17

Tatiana ate 1/2 of a small carrot. Louis ate 1/4 of a large carrot. Who ate more? Use words and pictures to explain your answer.

Week of 3/20/17


Solve the problem and draw models. Explain your reasoning. Cameron at 3 slices of pizza. Amanda ate 2 slices of pizza. There are 8 slices of pizza in a whole pie. What fraction of pizza did Amanda eat? What fraction of pizza remains?


Week of 3/13/17

If 8 cupcakes are shared equally between 4 friends, how many cupcakes would each person get? Write your answer as a fraction and as a whole number.  Solve and explain your reasoning.

Week of 3/6/17
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Nicole is putting eggs into a box. She puts 6 eggs in each row. She makes 4 rows. How many eggs does Nicole put into the box?

Week of 2/27/17

Rebecca spends $208 on 7 flashlights and a tent for a family camping trip. Each flashlight costs the same amount and the tent costs $145. How much does each flashlight cost?