
Directions: There are several different ways to solve these problems. The "Explanations" will show only one way to arrive at the answer. In addition, the "Explanations" will demonstrated different strategies.
1. 
If Melvin drove 300 miles at a constant rate of 50 miles per hour, find the number of hours Melvin traveled. 




2. 
Sue walked from her home to her school at a constant rate of 2 miles per hour, picked up her bicycle and rode back home at a constant rate of 10 miles per hour. If the round trip took 1.5 hours, how far is the school from Sue's home? 




3. 
A copier takes 4 minutes to duplicate 480 pages. Express the rate at which the copier duplicates, in pages per second. 




4. 
A car uses 18 gallons of gasoline to travel 558 miles. How far can the car travel on 12 gallons of gasoline, assuming a consistent speed? 




5. 
You pay $9.84 for a dozen picture hangers. At this rate, what is the cost of 8 picture hangers? 




6. 
Carmelo and Anna are jogging at constant rates. Anna jogs 175 miles in 35 days.
Carmelo jogs 154 miles in 28 days. Assuming that Carmelo jogs at his same rate for 35 days, how many more miles will he have jogged than Anna?





7. 
Karl buys 6 large party balloons for $35.70. Anika finds the same balloons on sale at 4 balloons for $20.40. How much did Anika save on the cost of each balloon by buying them on sale? 




8. 
Isabelle can mow lawns at a constant rate of
lawns/hour.
At this rate, how long will it take Isabelle to mow 18 lawns? 




9. 
Your favorite store sells 8 cans of KoolCola for $10.00.
a) Which of the following stores also sells KoolCola for this same price per can? 
Assume all cans are 12 Fluid Ounces. 



b) Which of the stores offers the cheapest price per can? 
Choose:



10. 
A farm has three pasture areas of varying sizes (in square feet). Each pasture holds a different number of horses. Refer to the chart at the right.
Which choice is the correct ordering of the pastures by square feet per horse, from the least to the greatest?

Pasture 
Horses 
Area (sq.ft.) 
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A 
2 
5,000 
B 
9 
20,000 
C 
15 
40,000 




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