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New York State Common Core Math Module 2, Grade 5, Lesson 29

Lesson 29 Concept Development

Problem 1

Lamar has 1354.5 kilograms of potatoes to deliver in equal amounts to 18 stores. 12 of the stores are in the Bronx. How many kilograms of potatoes will be delivered to stores in the Bronx?

Will the amount delivered to the stores in the Bronx be more or less than half of the total amount of potatoes delivered? How do you know?

Problem 2

Valerie uses 12 oz of detergent each week for her laundry. If there are 75 oz of detergent in the bottle, in how many weeks will she need to buy a new bottle of detergent? Explain how you know.

Problem 3:

The area of a rectangle is 56.96 m

Problem 4:

A city block is 3 times as long as it is wide. If the total distance around the block is 0.48 kilometers, what is the area of the block in square meters?

Problem 4: A city block is 3 times as long as it is wide. If the total distance around the block is 0.48 kilometers, what is the area of the block in square meters?

This video demonstrates how to solve a multi-step word problem that involves using unit values to find the length and width of a rectangle. Those values are then used to find the area of that same rectangle.

5. A park is 4 times as long as it is wide. If the distance around the park is 12.5 kilometers, what is the area of the park?

Directions: Solve the word problems using the bar model.

1. Michelle wants to save $150 for a trip to Six Flags Amusement Park. If she saves $12 each week, how many weeks will it take her to save enough money for the trip?

2. Karen works for 85 hours over a two week period. She earns $1,891.25 over this period. How much does Karen earn for 8 hours of work?

3. The area of a rectangle is 256.5 m

5. A park is 4 times as long as it is wide. If the distance around the park is 12.5 kilometers, what is the area of the park?

4. Tyler baked 702 cookies. He sold them in boxes of 18. After selling all the boxes of cookies, he earned $136.50. What was the cost of one box of cookies?

Directions: Solve the word problems using the bar model.

1. Michelle wants to save $150 for a trip to Six Flags Amusement Park. If she saves $12 each week, how many weeks will it take her to save enough money for the trip?

2. Karen works for 85 hours over a two week period. She earns $1,891.25 over this period. How much does Karen earn for 8 hours of work?

5. A park is 4 times as long as it is wide. If the distance around the park is 12.5 kilometers, what is the area of the park?

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