Monday, 16 May 2016

Yellow Group: Algebraic Equations


a)

Write the missing number in the box to make the equation correct.
 
3 ×  + 2 = 14
 
b)
Tennis balls come in cylinders holding 3 balls. Janet has 14 balls.
Use the equation in a) to answer these questions.
 
 
i)
 
ii)
How many cylinders could she completely fill with these balls? __________
 
How many balls would be left over? __________
 
c)
Here is a similar problem:
 
John has 28 tennis balls altogether. A full cylinder contains 3 balls.
 
 
i)
 
ii)
How many cylinders could he completely fill? __________
 
Write an equation similar to the one above that could be used to find out how many balls John would have left over.
Use a box to represent the number of balls left over.
 
 

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