PROBLEMS WITH WORD CLUES

Write A (add), S (subtract), M (multiply), or D (divide) after each problem to tell how you would work it if you knew the necessary numbers:

  1. How do you find the number of dishes of ice cream you can get from several quarts of ice cream, if you know how many dishes you can get from one quart of ice cream?
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  2. How do you find your share of the cost of a party, if you know the total cost of the party and the number of persons giving the party?
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  3. How do you find the difference between the number of kilometres your father drove his new car last week and the number he drove this week?
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  4. If you buy a hat, a belt, and some other things before you go to a summer camp, how do you find the combined cost?
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  5. How do you find the total weight of the boys on a sled, if you know the weight of each boy on the sled?
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  6. If you know how much you have to pay for a second-hand car, and you know how much four new tires for the car will cost, how do you find how much the car and the tires will cost altogether?
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  7. How do you find the cost of one apple if you know the cost of several apples?
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  8. How do you find how many sheets of paper there are in several pads if you know how many sheets there are in one pad?
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  9. How do you find the number of people who went to the carnival if you know how many were there each night?
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