AAF Ginger Post-May

Posted: 8/4/2016



Core Standard & Question: Core Standard & Question: 4.OA.2 Multiply or divide to solve word problems involving multiplicative comparison, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem, distinguishing multiplicative comparison from additive comparison.  

  • Norden Cheese Plant receives about 3 million pounds of milk a day, averaging 60 or more truck loads.  If the Plant receives 64 truckloads and 3 million pounds of milk, how many pounds were transported on each load?
    • 3,000,000/64=46,875 pounds
  • Once received, this milk is then processed into 300,000 pounds of cheese. How many pounds of milk does it take to produce 1 pound of cheese?
    • 3,000,000/300,000=10


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