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Anna arrived at the swimming pool at 9:00 A.M. and left at 2:00 P.M.

How many hours was Anna at the pool?

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Along State Street, I am three city blocks from the nearest bus stop and four blocks from the closest tram stop.

What is the least possible distance between the bus stop and the tram stop?

ID 253

A farmer bought 3 cows for $3000 and sold them for $4000.

He bought them back for $6000 and sold again for $6600.

How much did he gain or lose on these transactions?

ID 259

Five apples are worth a quarter.

How much are 6 apples worth?

Penny = 1 cent.

Nickel = 5 cents.

Dime = 10 cents.

Quarter = 25 cents.

Remember, there may be more than one correct answer.

ID 274

Eugenia is learning to play the piano.

She practices 45 minutes a day on Tuesday and Thursday. On Saturday she practices for 1 hour.

How much time per week does Eugenia spend practicing piano?

ID 276

Alex is framing a small flower box.

He wants the box to be 80 centimeters long and 60 centimeters wide.

The thickness of the wood is 10 cm.

Which piece of wood will Alex need to purchase to frame the box?

ID 281

A team has $90.00 to buy balls.

One ball costs $7. The team gets every fifth ball for free.

What is the largest number of balls the team can get?

ID 284

Anna has two $100 notes.

She also has eleven $10 notes and nine $1 notes.

How much money does she have in total?

ID 285

ID 1296

Three large rods and five small rods fit exactly inside this rectangular box.

The diameter of a large rod is 5 meters.

What is the diameter of a small rod?

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ID 2675

Anna arrived at the swimming pool at 9:00 A.M. and left at noon.

How many hours was Anna at the pool?

ID 2707

A peasant bought a cow for $3000 and sold her for $4000.

He bought her back for $6000 and sold again for $5600.

How much did he gain or lose on these transactions?

The photograph courtesy of Roland Sauter

ID 2708

A farmer bought 3 cows for $3600 and sold them for $4000.

He bought them back for $4200 and sold again for $3700.

How much did he gain or lose on these transactions?

ID 2709

A farmer bought 3 cows for $3000 and sold them for $3500.

He bought them back for $4000 and sold again for $3600.

How much did he gain or lose on these transactions?

ID 2710

A farmer bought 3 cows for $3300 and sold them for $3500.

He bought them back for $4000 and sold again for $3600.

How much did he gain or lose on these transactions overall?

ID 2740

Eugenia is learning to play the piano.

She practices 45 minutes a day on Tuesday and Thursday.

On Saturday she practices for one and a half hours.

How much time per week does Eugenia spend practicing piano?

ID 2750

A team has $100.

One ball costs $8. The team gets every sixth ball for free.

What is the largest number of balls the team can buy?

ID 2751

A team has $96.

One ball costs $9. The team gets every sixth ball for free.

What is the largest number of balls the team can buy?

ID 2753

Anna has three $100 notes.

She also has six $10 notes and eleven $1 notes.

How much money does she have in total?

ID 2754

Anna has three $100 notes.

She also has twelve $10 notes and eleven $1 notes.

How much money does she have in total?

ID 2755

Anna has two $100 notes.

She also has twelve $10 notes and ten $1 notes.

How much money does she have in total?

ID 2756

ID 2773

John and his sister collect postage stamps.

He has 777 postage stamps, and his sister has 456.

How many more stamps does John have compared to his sister's collection?

[The stamps shown are from Switzerland (Helvetia).]

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ID 3570

A sign shows how much time it takes to walk from Montheron Abbey to different places.

How much time does it take to go to the closest place and come back again?

ID 4156

A math teacher has 21 students in her class.

Anna, Bill, and Craig are asleep, Daniel and Erik are in the bathroom, and the teacher has sent Fred and George to the principal's office.

How many students are still able to listen to her?

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ID 4360

John paid $28 for the cacao.

He gave the seller $50.

Approximately how much change did the seller give to John?

ID 4362

If I spin the spinner once and it makes three and a half turns, on which sector does the arrow land?

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Gerry's class needs more pencils.

Anna brought 2, Bill brought 3, and Jane brought 4.

If Gerry brought nothing, there is one pencil still missing, and there are 20 students in the class, how many pencils were there at the beginning?

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Beijing is the first city to host both Summer (2008) and Winter (2022) Olympic Games.

What is the gap between the starts of the 2008 Olympic Games and the 2022 Olympic Games?

ID 5132

There are cows and farmers in a field.

If Gerry counts 22 heads and 66 legs, how many cows are there?

(Gerry does not include himself in the count).

The photograph courtesy of Roland Sauter

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Gerry bought 6 pizzas and an apple cake for his basketball team.

The price of each pizza is $9.00 and the price of the apple cake is $8.00.

What is the total price?

ID 5775

Every minute Jack saws off 10 cm from a plank that has a width of 60 cm.

How many minutes does it take to saw the whole plank?

ID 5915

Twenty-three people stand in a line (queue) to buy tickets to a match.

If each person purchases four tickets, how many tickets were sold?

ID 5986

A white triangular tile costs $4.

A blue triangular tile costs $1 more than the white one.

How much do these tiles cost?

ID 6022

When Brazil played Germany in the final of the men's football (soccer) competition in the 2016 Olympics, the final score was 5 - 4 on penalties. If the match is a draw at full time (90 minutes) then each side takes 5 penalties.

Can you find all the possible full time scores? How many options do you get?

ID 6039

Gerry has fifteen coconuts and Jane has only nine.

How many coconuts should Gerry give to Jane so that they each have the same number of coconuts?

ID 6057

Young people are called teenagers when their age ends with "teen".

What is the greatest possible age difference of two teenagers?

ID 6058

Ten buttons are placed equally spaced in a straight vertical line. The distance between the first button and the fourth button is 24cm.

What is the distance between the fourth button and the last button?

ID 6139

Four European teams enter a football tournament.

Each team plays one match against each of the other teams, with three points for a win, one point for a draw and none for a defeat.

Which team wins?

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Gerry’s parents pay him 10 dollars for an "A", 5 dollars for a "B", and 1 dollar for a "C".

Gerry has 5 marks and got a total of 31 dollars.

How many A’s did he get?

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When the car wheels make one full rotation the car moves forward by about 1.5 meters.

How far will the car move forward after 8 rotations?

ID 6825

Jane took a picture of her best friends with her brand-new phone. Then, she shared apples among herself and her friends.

If everyone got half an apple, how many apples did she share?

ID 6869

There are 5 children in a classroom and colored letters on the teacher's table.

How many letters will be left on the table if each child takes 3 letters?

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ID 6895

Six girls play tennis in a competition.

If each of them plays two matches with each of the others, what is the total number of matches?

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ID 6934

The are exactly 20 trees at the left side of the pathway.

If the distance between the trees is always 4 meters, what is the distance between the first and the last trees at the left side of the pathway?

ID 6937

Evguenia is 9 years old.

Her mother is 45 years old.

How many times is her mother older than Evguenia?

ID 6941

Gerry had $20.

In a pet shop, he bought a hare for $7, a chicken for $5, and a kitten for $2.

What is the most expensive animal he can buy with the money he has left?

ID 6960

Dates can be represented as DD.MM.YYYY.

For example, January the fifteenth 2018 can be written as 15.01.2018.

What is the latest date among these four dates below?

ID 6966

It takes a quarter hour for Jane to go half of the way from home to her granny's house.

How much time does it take for her to go to her granny and return back?

ID 6969

Gerry and Jane hike in a group of alpinists.

They are exactly in the middle of the line.

How many alpinists are behind them?

ID 7110

An ant goes from point A to point B along the indicated path.

How many times does the insect turn right or left?

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In a gym hall there are a dozen volleyballs and three times more basketballs.

How many volleyballs and basketballs are there altogether in the gym hall?

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What is the maximum possible number of letters a city name can have displayed on the departure board?

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Jane scored 11 2-point
baskets, 2 3-point baskets, and 3 free throws worth 1 point.

How many points did she score in the game?