**Problem-Solving Strategies**

**TEKS 5.14c,
Obj 11,12 & 13
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**Post Test
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1. While on vacation, the Ramirez family sent 10 postcards. The 2 children
sent 4 postcards each. If they have 3 post cards left, how many postcards
did they start with?

2. Susan made $2.80 at her lemonade stand. She has 18 coins. What combination
of coins does she have?

3. The Coffee Hut sold 5 small cups of coffee at $.75 each, 7 medium cups
of coffee at $1.25 each, and 12 large cups of coffee at $1.50 each. What
were the total sales of The Coffee Hut?

4. A sewing project calls for 2 pieces of material. The long piece is
7 times as long as the short piece. The short piece is 2 in. long. How
long are the two strips when placed end to end?

5. The Lewis family rented a moving truck. The total cost for the rental
was $345.00, including $45.00 for insurance and $17.00 for taxes. They
had to pay $.10 a mile for every mile they drove the truck. How many miles
did they drive?

6. Mrs. Lamp is sewing a quilt for her bed. She alternated the blocks
in her quilt. One row in her quilt consists of 2 red blocks, 1 blue block,
2 yellow blocks, 1 green block, 2 orange blocks, 1 purple block. She started
the second row and only made it to 1 yellow block. What color will come
next in her quilt?

7. Chris decided to use his birthday money to buy some candy at The Sweet
Shop. He bought 7 pieces of bubble gum for $.35 each, 3 candy bars for
$1.25 each, and 2 bags of jellybeans for $3.35 each. How much money did
Chris spend at The Sweet Shop?

8. Judy is 5 years old; Trudy is 3 years younger. How old will Judy be
when she is three times as old as Trudy?

9. William is painting a design on a rug. He had time to paint a star,
moon, sun, sun, moon, star, and moon before he had to quit. What shape
will William paint next to finish the design?

10. Taylor has pictures of her birthday party that are 3 in. wide and
5 in long. She wants to put them into a photo album that is 12 in. wide
by 12 in. long. How many pictures can she fit on a page?

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