We Can Solve This Problem
TEKS 5.14B, OBJ 11 & 13
Post Test Questions

1. "Check your answer for reasonableness" is the _____ step of solving story problems.
A. 1st
B. 3rd
C. 4th
D. 5th

2. "Underline the question" is the ___ step of solving story problems.
A. 1st
B. 2nd
C. 3rd
D. 4th

3. "State the answer" is the ___ step of solving story problems.
A. 6th
B. 5th
C. 4th
D. 3rd

4. "Read the problem, then reread it" is the ___ step of solving story problems.
A. 4th
B. 3rd
C. 2nd
D. 1st

5. "Circle important information" is the ___ step of solving story problems.
A. 1st
B. 2nd
C. 3rd
D. 4th

6. "Work the problem" is the ___ step of solving story problems.
A. 5th
B. 4th
C. 3rd
D. 2nd

Use the following story problem for questions 7-10.

On Tuesday, July 14th, the local sports store decided to have a sale on baseball cards. They sold 20 Houston Astros cards, 15 Detroit Tigers cards and 30 Texas Rangers cards. Each card sold for \$.20. The regular price of each card was \$.25. What was the total sales of the baseball cards sold that day?

7. What is the question for this story problem?
A. What was the total sales of baseball cards on July 14th?
B. How many baseball cards did the store sell on July 14th?
C. How much did each baseball card sell for on July 14th?
D. What was the regular price of each card?

8. What is the important information for this story problem?
A. The local sports store had a sale on July 14th.
B. The local sports store sells baseball cards.
C. The local sports store sold 20 Astro cards, 15 Tiger cards, and 30 rangers cards for \$.20 each.
D. The regular price of each card was \$.25.

9. In order to solve this story problem, you would need to _______.
A. Add 20 + 15 + 30 + .20
B. Add 20 + 15 + 30 and then multiply by .25
C. Multiply 20 x 15 x 30 x .20
D. Add 20 + 15 + 30 and then multiply by .20

10. Which of the following would be a reasonable answer to this story problem?
A. \$8.00
B. \$13.00
C. \$85.00
D. \$90.00