Math Work - April 28, 2009

Wednesday, April 29, 2009
9. The distance to Grandma's house is 4/5 of the distance to Uncle Glen's house. If Uncle Glen's house is 3 1/2 hours away, how long will it take to get to Grandma's house if you travel at the same speed?

It takes 13 hours to get to Grandma's house.

10. It takes 3/5 of a tank of gas to get to work and back each day. How much gas is used over 5 work days? Show your thinking.

It takes 3 litres of gas thats used in 5 days.

11. Owen is 2 1/4 times as old as Robin. When Robin celebrates his 8th brithday, how old will Owen be?

Owen would be 18 years old when Robin turn 8.

12. The karate club is arranging a grading for its member. It takes 3 1/4 hours to test a group of 4 candidates. How long will the club need the gym in order to process 3 groups of 4 candidates each?

The club will need 2 4/5 of the gym in order to process 3 groups of 4 candidates.


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