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Valentine's Day

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  1. 4/5 of the 90 eighth graders and 3/4 of the 84 seventh graders attended the Valentine's Dance. How many students attended?

  2. Jessica bought a box of 15 Valentines for $2.59. She mailed them all out using a $.33 stamp on each. How much did this cost Jessica?

  3. The class is having a Valentine Party. Each student will get an 8-oz. cup of Pepsi. How many 64-oz bottles must be bought for a class of 30 students?

  4. Roses normally cost $19.00 a dozen, but for Valentine's Day the price goes up to $35.00. What is the difference in price, including 7% tax?

  5. There are 23 students in the fourth grade class. Each student gives every other student in the class a card. How many cards are exchanged?

  6. Chocolate covered pretzels cost $8.50 a lb. Nonpareils are $4.20 a lb. Josh bought his mother a 1/2lb. of each. How much did it cost? Don't forget a 7% tax.

  7. Janet has a pink blouse, a red blouse and a white blouse. She has a pink skirt, a red skirt, a black skirt and a white skirt. How many combinations could she make?

  8. Debbie made 4 dozen heart shaped cookies. She decorated each with 3 cherries. If she bought 4 jars of 40 cherries, did she have enough? Explain.

  9. Try to match the couples: Randy has blue eyes. Matt is 16 and has brown eyes, Sam is 17 and has green eyes, and Chris has hazel eyes. Rhonda has green eyes, Megan is 17 and has blue eyes, Sabrina is 16 and has hazel eyes, and Carla has brown eyes.
    Clues:
    No one goes with someone whose name begins with the same letter.
    No one goes with someone with the same color eyes.
    No one goes with someone the same age.


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