A jacket costs 3 times as much as a pair of shoes. If the pair of shoes costs $56, what is the total cost of the jacket and the pair of shoes?
Step 1: Find the cost of the jacket.
56 × 3 = 168
The jacket costs $168
Step 2: Find the total cost of the jacket and shoes.
168 + 56 = 224
The total cost of the jacket and shoes is $224
Betty needs 2245g of sugar to bake some cookies. She has 4 packets of sugar. The mass of each packet of sugar is 500g. How much more sugar does she need?
Step 1: Find the total mass of the 4 packets of sugar.
500 × 4 = 2000
Step 2: Find how much more sugar she needs.
2245 – 2000 = 245
She needs 245g more sugar.
Susan has 400 sheets of paper. She gives 5 sheets of paper to every student in a class. There are 62 students in the class. How many sheets of paper has she left?
Step 1: Find the number of sheets of paper that she gave out.
62 × 5 = 310
She gave out 310 sheets of paper.
Step 2: Find the number of sheets of paper she has left.
400 – 310 = 90
She has 90 sheets of paper left.
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