Problem 30

Sir Patrick and his page Jake could travel 12 miles in 1 day. They were travelling from Gaul heading back to Rome, which is 600 miles away. A big flood flooded their path so they had to wait 4 days for conditions to improve before they could continue. A band of outlaws attacked them and stopped their travels for another 2 days. How many days did it take them in all to get from Gaul to Rome?

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

1. How far did they travel?
2. How many days did they travel?
3. How many outlaws attacked them?
4. Did the outlaws ever say they were sorry?

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

1. The distance from Gaul to Rome and the distance they could go in one day
2. The number of inches rain that fell
3. The number of days they were stopped
4. The number of outlaws in a band

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Step 3 Select the correct expression.

1. 600 + 12 + 4 + 2
2. 600 x 12 + 4 + 2
3. 600 ¸ 12 + 4 + 2
4. 600 - 12 + 4 + 2

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Step 4. Select the correct solution.

1. 618
2. 7206
3. 56
4. 594

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