Sample St. Patrick's Day Math Word Problems Worksheet
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St. Patrick's Day Math Stories

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 1 In last year's St. Patrick's Day Parade there were twenty-four floats and twenty-six marching bands. It takes three minutes for each unit (float or band) to pass the reviewing stand. If the first unit passed the reviewing stand at 12:42 p.m., what time will the last unit pass the reviewing stand?
 2 The supermarket near our school sells green paper shamrocks to raise money for Harris Children's Hospital. The shamrocks cost \$2.18 each. The goal for this year was to sell four thousand, eight hundred shamrocks. The supermarket sold five thousand, three hundred forty-four shamrocks and donated ninety-five percent of the money to the hospital. How much money was donated to Harris Children's Hospital?
 3 Mackenzie and her family live in Boston. On St. Patrick's Day, she and her family are going to hear the Irish Chieftains in concert. The ticket prices are \$26.00 for adults, \$21.00 for seniors (over age 55), and \$4.00 for children (under age 10). Mackenzie (age 12), her mother (adult), father (adult), older brother, younger sister (age 6), and grandfather (senior) are going to the concert together. How much will it cost Mackenzie's father to buy all the tickets if he also has to pay 5% sales tax?
 4 Natalie's class is serving a traditional Irish meal on St. Patrick's Day. Natalie is making Ballymaloe brown bread for the meal. The recipe calls for three and one-fifth cups of whole-wheat flour to make one loaf. How many cups of whole-wheat flour will she need to make three loaves?
 5 St. Patrick died on March 17, 461 A.D. That day has been celebrated in Ireland as St. Patrick's Day ever since. For how many years has St. Patrick's Day been celebrated in Ireland?
 6 Zachary and his father decorated a float for the St. Patrick's Day Parade. They bought three hundred square feet of green fabric. They cut the fabric into five inch by seven inch squares. How many squares of green fabric did they use on the float?