1. 
Aaron, in jest, told Ethan that he could shoot an arrow and kill a fly resting on a feather one thousand, six hundred six meters away and send his dog to retrieve it for him. A meter is approximately thirtynine inches. How many feet and inches would that be?


2. 
Many people whose families immigrated to the United States have visited Ellis Island. In the years from 1892 to 1954 more than 12 million immigrants came to the U.S. through Ellis Island. A ferry leaves every thirtynine minutes to take visitors to the Island. If the first ferry leaves at 6:11 a.m. and the last ferry leaves at 6:32 p.m., how many groups of visitors do the ferries take to Ellis Island each day?


3. 
An elephant drinks about one hundred ninetytwo liters of water a day. How much water would an elephant drink in thirtysix weeks?


4. 
6. The media center in the new school is rectangular. There are listening centers on one wall, several computer stations at one end, and offices and storage rooms at the other end. The area of the media center is 1,272 square feet. The length of the media center is 53 feet. What is the width of the media center?


5. 
It is a village custom to make quilts for the newlyweds. Every married woman in the village takes part in sewing warm and brightly colored quilts. It is probable that the one they made for Taylor and Joshua was their best one. They used 5inch squares. The quilt was 205" wide and 205" long. How many squares did they use?


6. 
Queen Victoria described the opening of the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London in her diary. She writes of visiting the glistening Crystal Palace and being amazed by the marvels of technology she saw. The Crystal Palace was a huge building, 1,850 feet long and 403 feet wide. What was the area of the original Crystal Palace?

