Problem 22

King Arthur entertained 5 monks, 7 craftsmen and 4 peasants each day.

The jester would hop around and tell funny jokes while the juggler threw balls around in circles.

How many monks did the juggler entertain in one week?

Step 1. What does the problem ask you to find?

1. The number of people who ate with the king each day.
2. The number of people who laughed at the jester's jokes.
3. The number of monks who ate at the kings table in one week.
4. The number of people who burped.

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Step 2. What information is needed to solve the problem?

1. The number of days in a month.
2. The number of days in a week.
3. The number of monks at the table each night.
4. The number of blackbirds at the table each night.

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Step 3 Select the correct expression.

1. 7 x (5 + 7 + 4)
2. 7 x 5
3. 30 x 5
4. 30 x (5 + 7 + 4)

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Step 4. Select the correct solution.

1. 112
2. 35
3. 150
4. 480

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