
Please answer the SHORT ANSWER questions below. Remember to cirlce your answer and label your WORK! I will give you one point of extra credit in math for each question solved correctly! Good luck!
1 A basket contains more than 12 but fewer than 32 eggs. When you count the eggs by fours, you have three left over. When you count by fives, you have two left over. How many eggs are in this basket? Write to help explain your best thinking using words, numbers, or pictures.
2 John and Jean have a foot race starting with their right feet at the starting line, stepping forward on the left foot. If John takes two steps to every three Jean takes, when will their right feet hit the ground together again? Write to help explain your best thinking using words, numbers, or pictures.
3Apple juice was served at the picnic. Each of 3 girls poured 9 glasses of juice. How many glasses of juice were there? Write to help explain your best thinking using words, numbers, or pictures.
4 Patty bought 6 packages of paper plates. There were 8 plates in each package. How many plates did she buy? Write to help explain your best thinking using words, numbers, or pictures.
5 Tabby Tiger roars every time someone passes her home in the zoo. One day the zookeeper kept track of how many times Tabby roared in one hour. Here are the clues he gave: Tabby roared more than 39 times; she roared fewer than 46 times; she roared an odd number of times; you say the number when you count by threes and by fives. How many times did Tabby roar in one hour? Write to help explain your best thinking using words, numbers, or pictures.
6 In Bird Hotel, there are 46 nests for guests. Bird families stop in for a rest on their way south. Big Bird wants to know how many empty nests there are in the hotel today. Here are the clues his workers gave; not all of the nests are empty today; more than 40 nests are empty; an even number of nests are empty; the empty nests could be counted by fours, with none left over. How many of the nests in Bird Hotel are empty today? Write to help explain your best thinking using words, numbers, or pictures.