August 25, 2010

First 5 problems

1. 52 people went to the parent's meeting. If 4 people share a table, then how many tables are needed?

2. A cinema has 45 rows with 32 seats each. To Avatar's premiere 984 students attended. How many seats were not occupied?

3. 12 boxes of mangoes were delivered to a factory, there were 42 mangoes in each box. Of all mangoes 4 were rotten and had to be thrown away. The remaining mangoes were packed into boxes of 5 mangoes each to send to various supermarkets. How many boxes of mangoes were sent to the supermarkets?

4. There were 8500 spectators (men and women) at a soccer match, 6476 were men. Of the remaining spectators how many were women?

5. In a box, there are 441 color pencils that have to be handed out to to three different classes. If each class has 49 students. How many color pencils will each student receive?

August 23, 2010

First Post

Hi there fourth graders,

We are going to post 5 word problems each Monday, for you to solve them during that week and for us to check them in class every Monday. Remember that you have to show the operations and the written answers; drawings are optional!

The fourth Grade Team