Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Level 5

1.  Anna ate ¼, Jack ate ⅜ and Pete ate ⅛ of a banana cake.
Show or explain how to work out how much cake they ate altogether.
they ate 6 8ths altogether because Jack and pete ate 4 8ths and anna ate 8th

2. Dan and Mere were given a cupcake each.  And ate ⅘ of his and Mere ate ⅔ of hers.
Show or explain how to work out how much cupcake they ate altogether.
They ate 6 eighths out of two cupcakes

3.   ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION OF NEGATIVE NUMBERS.

a.   Mansfield started the day on 75 points. Someone lost 100 points for not being in correct school uniform but got 20 points for all doing their homework.
How many points does Mansfield have now?  They now have -5 points

b.
Bracken started the day on -47 points. They got 60 points for someone helping others in class, but lost 25 points for someone else swearing.
How many points does Bracken have  They have points remaining

c.  Hislop started the day on 15 points. They got -25 points for someone putting others down in class but earned 80 points for cleaning up the classroom.
How many points does Hislop have now?   They now 70 points

d.   Marsden started the day on 12 points. Someone gave his teacher a note explaining why he didn't have his correct school uniform on yesterday. The teacher decided to subtract the -75 points she had given him yesterday for not being in uniform.
How many points does Marsden have now?   They now have 87 points
4.  PERCENTAGES

Write down the percentage each item was reduced by.

i)    Shirts that were \$39.95 but on sale are \$19.95 have been reduced by
50%.
ii)   Jackets that were \$79.95 but on sale are \$63.95 have been reduced by
15%.
iii)  Trousers that were \$69.95 but on sale are \$62.95 have been reduced by
7%.

On the final day of the sale, another 20% was taken off the sale price. What is the final day sale price of trousers?
\$45