 $250

 $300

 $450

 $900
A chef uses onehalf of his spices when cooking breakfast. Twothirds of the spices he uses on breakfast are used when making omelets. What proportion of his total spices are used on making omelets? 
 

 

 

 
The perimeter of a square is 8 inches. What is the area of the square if each side is a whole number? 
 32

 8

 4

 2
Jordan is one year younger than twothirds the age of Jack. How old is Jordan if Jack is 30 years old? 
 17

 19

 21

 23
Joe has 3 more than onethird of the number of fish that Sofia has. If Sofia has 15 fish, how many does Joe have? 
 4

 6

 8

 10
A 32person classroom has been divided into 2 groups. The difference between the number of people in the first group is 4 less than half of the average of the two groups. How many people are in the larger group? 
 14

 16

 18

 20
At the pet store, 56 animals are split into two groups: dogs and cats. There are more dogs than cats in the store. The difference between the number of dogs and cats is equal to oneseventh the average of the two groups. How many cats are in the pet store? 
 16

 20

 26

 30
In a certain year, an investor’s best month showed $1,100 in earnings. His worst month showed –$760 in losses. What is the difference between the earnings in the best month and the losses in the worst month of that year? 
 –$1,860

 –$340

 $340

 $1,860
Which of the following reflects the difference between 950 and –72? 
 –1,022

 –878

 878

 1,022
Susan makes 5 pies on Thursday, sells 3 of the pies that day, and makes 4 more pies on Friday. She does not make or sell any other pies. What is the difference between the number of pies she started out with Thursday and the number of pies she has left on Friday? 
 –3

 –1

 0

 1
Six less than four times a number is 26. What is the number? 
 6 – 4x = 26 

 4x – 6 = 26 

 6 + 4x = 26 

 x = 26 – 6 
The sum of 6 and a number is equal to that number squared. What is the number? 
 

 6 – x = x2 

 6 + x = x2 

 x + x2 = 6 
The combined number of fossils that Riley and Addie have collected is onequarter the number of fossils that Susan has. If Susan has 44 fossils and Riley has 4, how many does Addie have? 
 A = 4(44 – 4) 

 

 

 
The sum of 4 consecutive odd numbers is 24. What is the smallest of the numbers? 
 x = 24 – (1 + 2 + 3) 

 x + (x + 2) + (x + 4) + (x + 6) = 24 

 x + (x – 1) + (x – 2) + (x – 3) = 24 

 x + (x – 2) + (x – 4) + (x – 6) = 24
Onethird of Samantha’s monthly salary goes to taxes. Onehalf of what remains after taxes goes to her rent. She spends $250 a month on bills, $100 a month on transportation and $1,100 a month on food and personal expenditures. She deposits the rest of the money in her bank account. If she deposits $550, what is her monthly salary? 
 

 

 

 
Randall has twice as many jellybeans as Ella. He decides to give her 10 of his jellybeans. Now she has two less than he does. How many beans did Ella have originally? 
 E – 10 = 2E + 10 + 2 

 E + 10 – 2 = 2E – 10 

 E + 10 = 2E – 10 – 2 

 E – 10 = 2E – 10 
If 20x + 7 = 5x + 10, what is x?

 

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