ID 398

Practical Mathematics K6At a shop, the cost for two cereal bars and three small bottles of milk is 5.50 Swiss francs.
The cost for two cereal bars and two small bottles of milk is 4.40 Swiss francs.

How much does one cereal bar cost?

ID 406

Practical Mathematics K6The number of hours left today is half of the number of hours already passed.

What time is it?

ID 416

Practical Mathematics K6The figure shows the diagram of a living room floor.
The walls are shaded.

What is the area of the living room floor?

Do not count the walls.

ID 425

Practical Mathematics K6We want to buy 120 kilograms of potatoes.

Which is the better purchase?

ID 432

Practical Mathematics K6There are 1.52 US dollars to the UK pound.

How many dollars would you receive if you exchanged 40 pounds?

ID 434

Practical Mathematics K6The original price of an umbrella was $16.

What was the price of the umbrella after two 50% markdowns?

ID 438

Practical Mathematics K6Ann went to a movie. The movie started at 11:55 A.M. and lasted 117 minutes.

What time did the movie end?

ID 439

Practical Mathematics K6At 11:30 A.M. Alex started painting a fence.
By noon, he had painted this much of the fence:

If he continues at this rate, at what time should he finish painting this fence?

Remember, there may be more than one correct answer.

ID 441

Practical Mathematics K6Ben's grandmother asked him to go to the store to buy at least 1000 grams of strawberries.

Find the best deal.

ID 447

Practical Mathematics K6The larger counter (circle) shows seconds.
The smaller counter (circle) shows minutes.
How many seconds have passed?

ID 450

Practical Mathematics K6Ten percent of a $32.00 electricity bill is tax.

How much is the tax?

ID 472

Practical Mathematics K6A dozen balloons cost 48 cents.

How many balloons cost 1 dollar?

ID 478

Practical Mathematics K6A farmer normally sells sheep for $200 each. This winter, the farmer is offering one free sheep for each purchase of four.
Anna wants to buy 11 sheep and Kate needs 14 sheep.

How many dollars will they save if they purchase the sheep together, rather than separately?

ID 479

Practical Mathematics K6Three boys put $4, $5, and $6 in a piggy bank.

How can they split the money in a ratio of 1:2:3?

ID 1512

Practical Mathematics K6The distance between two buoys can be anything between 8 and 10 meters, even though the water depth is always the same when the distance is measured.

What is the distance between their anchors?

ID 1813

Practical Mathematics K6Two cyclists race on a circular track.
The first can ride around the track in 7 seconds, while the second in 6 seconds.

If they start off at the same point and in the same direction, what is the time when the second cyclist overtakes the first cyclist?

ID 1913

Practical Mathematics K6The boxing ring is 6 meters in length on each side between the ropes.

How much rope do we need for the ring?

ID 1935

Practical Mathematics K6A county hospital proudly announces
"A new baby is born every 20 minutes, 24 hours a day, and 500 births each week."

What is the difference between the two advertised numbers?

ID 2016

Practical Mathematics K6An amoeba is a shapeless unicellular organism.
An amoeba propagates by simple division into two amoebas; each split takes 3 minutes to complete.
An hour ago, I put one amoeba in an empty jam jar.
Now, the jar is full of amoebas.
When was the jar half full?

ID 2226

Practical Mathematics K6Four hundred dried cocoa beans weigh 1 pound or 0.45kg.

What is the weight of the bag with 60,000 beans?

ID 2259

Practical Mathematics K6Jim is happy this evening.

How many minutes to midnight, do you reckon it is?

ID 2801

Practical Mathematics K6Berlin is +6oC.
London is +3oC.
Moscow is -11oC.
New York is +5oC.
Oslo is -7oC.
Paris is +10oC.
Rome is +12oC.
Sydney is +21oC.

How much higher is the temperature in Rome than the temperature in Oslo?

ID 2815

Practical Mathematics K6Which set of baskets is the least expensive?

ID 2816

Practical Mathematics K6Mr. Johnson has a large piece of land, as pictured here.
He divided the land into 4 parts by 2 red lines.

Which two parts have the same area?

ID 2838

Practical Mathematics K6John had $89 in his piggy bank.
He added $32.

How could he split the money in the piggybank at a ratio of 10:1?

ID 2845

Practical Mathematics K6A team has $105 to buy balls.
One ball costs $8. The team gets every sixth ball for half-price.

What is the largest number of balls the team can obtain?

ID 2887

Practical Mathematics K6At 11:00 A.M. Alex started painting a fence.
By noon, he had painted this much of the fence:

If he continues at this rate, at what time should he finish painting this fence?

ID 2928

Practical Mathematics K6How many quarters are there in 7 and a half dollars?

ID 2929

Practical Mathematics K6Tom drove his car 150 kilometers in 4 hours.
He continued to drive at double this speed.

How many hours will it take him to drive another 225 kilometers?

ID 3859

Practical Mathematics K6What is the largest number of pizza pieces I can obtain by making three diameter cuts?

I don't move the pieces.

ID 4171

Practical Mathematics K6Which of the following is equal to 3 quarters of a million dollars?

ID 4313

Practical Mathematics K6How many more houses are there straight on than to the left?

ID 4492

Practical Mathematics K6Find W.

ID 4497

Practical Mathematics K6An ostrich runs at an average 40 mph for 12 minutes.

How far is it?

PS: mph means miles per hour.

ID 4644

Practical Mathematics K6How many minutes are left to midnight?

ID 4804

Practical Mathematics K6If Jane drinks a glass of milk during every school lunch, how much milk does she drink in a 180-day school year?

Each glass is 1/5 liters.

ID 4833

Practical Mathematics K6Alex and Bill have been best friends for three years.

They plan to keep the relationship for all their life and live 100 years.

Estimate how many months there are in 100 years?

ID 4838

Practical Mathematics K6If the sum of Evguenia and Olga's ages is 44 now, what will the sum of their ages be in 44 years?

ID 4931

Practical Mathematics K6If a pen costs $1.69 and a pencil costs $0.79, which of the following is the best estimate for the cost of 10 pens and 5 erasers?

ID 5100

Practical Mathematics K6If Gerry has $5 in dimes and Jane has the same amount in quarters, how many coins do they have?

Dime = 10 cents.
Quarter = 25 cents.

ID 5165

Practical Mathematics K6If it rains at midnight in London, what are chances that it will be sunny in 72 hours.

ID 5242

Practical Mathematics K6Martin has 2,000 bills, 2,000 Czech korunas each.

How rich is he if $1 is equal to 20 Czech korunas?

ID 5264

Practical Mathematics K6Gerry has 1 penny, 2 nickels, and 3 dime.

How many different sums of money can she make, if he uses at least one coin?

Penny = 1 cent.
Nickel = 5 cents.
Dime = 10 cents.
Quarter = 25 cents.