Name _______________________                          Date: _____________________

 

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?

  1. 18 + 4
  2. 18 – 4
  3. 18 x 4
  4. 18 ÷ 4

 

 

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?

  1. 16 + 4
  2. 16 – 4
  3. 16 x 4
  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?

  1. 2 + f
  2. 2 – f
  3. 2 x f
  4. 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?

  1. + 2
  2. – 2
  3. x 2
  4. □ ÷ 2