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New York State Common Core Math Grade 5, Module 6, Lesson 23, Lesson 24, Lesson 25

Lesson 23 Homework

1. In the diagram, the length of S is 2/3 the length of T. If S has an area of 368 cm2, find the perimeter of the figure.

The following problems are puzzles for your enjoyment. They are intended to encourage working together and family problem solving fun and are not a required element of this homework assignment.

2. Take 12 matchsticks arranged in a grid as shown below, and remove 2 matchsticks so 2 squares remain. How can you do this? Draw the new arrangement.

3. Moving only 3 matchsticks, make the fish turn around and swim the opposite way. Which matchsticks did you move? Draw the new shape. Lesson 24 Homework

1. Pat’s Potato Farm grew 490 pounds of potatoes. Pat delivered 3/7 of the potatoes to a vegetable stand. The owner of the vegetable stand delivered 2/3 of the potatoes he bought to a local grocery store which packaged half of the potatoes that were delivered into 5-pound bags. How many 5-pound bags did the grocery store package?

The following problems are for your enjoyment. They are intended to encourage working together and family problem solving fun. They are not a required element of this homework assignment.

2. Six matchsticks are arranged into an equilateral triangle. How can you arrange them into 4 equilateral triangles without breaking or overlapping any of them? Draw the new shape.

3. Kenny’s dog, Charlie, is really smart! Last week, Charlie buried 7 bones in all. He buried them in 5 straight lines and put 3 bones in each line. How is this possible? Sketch how Charlie buried the bones.



Lesson 25 Homework

1. Fred and Ethyl had 132 flowers altogether at first. After Fred sold 1/4 of his flowers and Ethyl sold 48 of her flowers, they had the same number of flowers left. How many flowers did each of them have at first?

The following problems are puzzles for your enjoyment. They are intended to encourage working together and family problem solving fun. They are not a required element of this homework assignment.

2. Without removing any, move 2 matchsticks to make 4 identical squares. Which matchsticks did you move? Draw the new shape.

3. Move 3 matchsticks to form exactly (and only) 3 identical squares. Which matchsticks did you move? Draw the new shape.

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