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Choose
the correct expression.

1. There are 18 students in Ms. Steen’s class.
Each student paid 3 dollars to go on a field trip to the zoo. Which of the following expressions could be
used to find out how much money the students paid all together?

- 18 + 4
- 18 – 4
- 18 x 4
- 18 ÷ 4

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2.
Ms. Wise spent a total of $16 for 4 books. If each book was the same price, which equation could be used to
find out how much she spent on each book?

- 16 + 4
- 16 – 4
- 16 x 4
- 16 ÷ 4

3.
Mr. Lovejoy’s class chose books from the library. Some students checked out fiction
books. Twice as many students checked
out non-fiction books. The letter *f* represents the number of fiction
books checked out. Which of the
following could be used to find how many non-fiction books were checked out?

- 2 + f
- 2 – f
- 2 x f
- 2 ÷ f

4. Ms. Davis and Ms.
Washington were counting the students in their classes. Ms. Davis had 2
more students than Ms. Washington did. The □ represents the number of students in Ms. Washington’s class. Which of the following could be used to find
how many students Ms. Davis has?

- □ + 2
- □ – 2
- □ x 2
- □ ÷ 2