WORD PROBLEMS

- Madison has a pocket full of nickels and dimes. She has 4 more dimes than nickels. The total value of the dimes and nickels is $1.15. How many dimes and nickels does she have?

- Elinor loves to paint. She paints pictures to sell in her mother’s store. She earns $3.00 for her small paintings and $5.00 for her large paintings.
- How much money would Elinor earn if she sold 6 large paintings and 11 small paintings?
- One Monday, Elinor sold only small paintings. She earned $36. How many small paintings did she sell?
- On Tuesday, Elinor sold 3 more large paintings than small paintings. In total, she earned $39. How many of each size painting did she sell?

- Arwen wants to plant a tulip garden. To keep out the rabbits, she must set up a fence around the flowerbed. She has 24 feet of fencing.
- If Arwen makes a square flowerbed with her fencing, how long will each side be? What is the area of this flowerbed?
- In the square flowerbed, Arwen wants to plant 2 tulips for every square foot inside the flowerbed. How many tulips will she plant in the flowerbed from part(a)?
- Arwen decided to make the flowerbed a rectangle. She made one side 4 feet longer than the other side. How long is each side of her flowerbed?