

Algebra Made Meaningful








Exercises For Chapter 1








1

Cups of Juice




How many quarts can you fill with 8 cups of juice?


2

Bags of Sugar




How many onepound bags do you need to purchase 32 ounces of
sugar?


3

Bag of Chips




How much will it cost to buy 10 bags of chips if one bag costs 3
dollars?


4

Bicycle Trip




How many hours will it take a bicycle traveling at 30 miles per
hour to travel 60 miles?


5

Fence




How many feet of fence can you purchase at 5.00 dollars per foot
if you have 200 dollars.


6

100Yard Race




How many meters did runners run when they ran the 100yard race?


7

Wall Paint




How many quarts of paint do you need to cover 8 square yards of
wall if it takes onefourth pint for each square yard.


8

Tickets




How much money do you need to purchase 20 tickets at 10 dollars
per ticket?


9

Gas Consumption




How many gallons do we need to purchase in order to travel 100
miles if the car consumes gas at a rate of 25 miles per gallon?


10

Rope




How many yards of rope must you have to reach 300 feet.




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