1.  If fifteen men worked nineteen hours each to dig a tunnel that was fifteen feet long, how long would it take five men digging at the same rate to dig a tunnel that was seven feet long? Assume that both tunnels have the same diameter.

 2.  Isaac delivered newspapers to thirtyseven houses. The people on his route saved their newspapers for Isaac to turn in to the Recycling Center. The Recycling Center paid him nine cents per pound of paper. If the average newspaper weighed thirteen ounces, how many newspapers will he have to take to the Recycling Center to make $32.00?


3.  The School Board took a survey during the summer to find out how many buses would be needed when classes began. There are2,589elementary school children in the district. Sixteen percent of the children walk to school, eighteen percent come in cars, and the rest walk to school. If each bus will hold fortyfive students, how many buses will be needed to transport the elementary students to school?

 4.  At the end of the parade Mr. and Mrs. Martinez bought pizza for all the members of the kazoo band. Each pizza was cut into seven pieces. If each of the twentytwo members of the band eats three slices, how many whole pizzas will Mr. and Mrs. Martinez need to buy?


5.  Zachary asked if he could escort Courtney to the school dance. Courtney told him that she would love to go. Courtney would need a new dress for the dance. She shopped for a long time before she finally found a dress that was sufficient. It cost $124. However, there was a sale at the store that allowed her to buy 2 dresses for the price of 1, so she bought 2 dresses. How much did she spend on each dress?

 6.  Amanda's elementary school will have a carnival next month. Amanda's job is to divide the prizes so each game has the same amount. There will be twentythree game booths. There are 598 prizes. Amanda's desire was to do a good job. However, she has the measles and can't help now. If you don't take the job, the workers will have to do it themselves. How many prizes should each game booth get?

