Daily Dose 1. Divide: 330 ÷ 2.5 1. Subtract: 14 – 2.38 1. Multiply: 0.3 x 0.09 2. Look at the work stations around the room for the titles: adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing. Think of some key words or symbols used in real situations that tell you to use that operation. Think of one key word for each operation. Then raise your hand and get permission to write those words/symbols under the correct operation. Do not write something that has already been used. * My goal is to analyze word problems, determine what operation is needed, and to then solve the problem. Steps for Solving Word Problems: 1. Underline the key word(s) that indicate which operation to use: + - x ÷ 2. Work out the problem. Show ALL work. Make sure it is neat and easy to follow. 3. Always, always, ALWAYS ask the question “Does my answer make sense?” after solving a problem!!! You can catch mistakes by asking this simple question. 4. Word problems get word answers! (Write a sentence answering the question that was asked in the problem) 1. One beautiful day, Jason decides to ride his bike around the city. He rode 1.75 miles to the store, then rode 5.2 miles to a friend’s house. How many miles did he travel all together? 2. Makayla spent $6.80 for a movie ticket on Saturday morning. Elizabeth spent $9 for a movie ticket on Saturday night. How much more money did Elizabeth spend than Makayla? 3. Each of Molly’s posters needs 4.25 yards of border to put around the edges. If she has 44.2 yards of border, how many posters can she complete with it? 4. Caitlin read for 1.4 hours on Saturday and 2.39 hours on Sunday. How many total hours did she read over the weekend? 5. Abbie buys 0.4 a pound of Granny Smith apples on sale for $0.55 a pound. What is her bill? 6. Dylan bought himself a snack at the store for $2.14. If he hands the cashier $5, how much change should he get in return? 7. Mrs. Whitticker has three grandchildren. She takes them to lunch where she spends $25.65 total. How much does she spend, on average, for each of her grandchildren? 8. Tom has 6.89 inches of string. If he cuts off a piece of string that is 4.99 inches long to use on a project, how much string will he have left? a. 1.09 inches b. 1.9 inches c. 2.09 inches d. 2.9 inches e. 11.88 inches Daily Dose Sit with a partner and check over your HOMEWORK. (Make sure you have a sentence for each story problem.) Do not work with someone if the homework was not fully completed.