MEAP Preparation - Grade 7 Mathematics 1.60 Word Problems

Directions: Solve the following word problems. Show your work. Also write at least 5 more word problems of your own.

Q 1: Tim's earnings were $24,324 last year and his wife's earnings were $22,435. What were their combined earnings? $56,559 $46,759 $76,759

Q 2: Sixteen people board a subway train and pay 95 cents each. How many cents are collected? 1,200 cents 1,520 cents 2,345 cents

Q 3: If Ron paints 2/7 of a room today and 3/7 of it tomorrow, how much of the room will he have painted? 6/7 5/7 4/7

Q 4: You earn $37,776 in a year. How much do you earn monthly? (Hint 12 months = 1 year) $5,348 $3,248 $3,148

Q 5: If 4,873 people crossed the border from Canada to the United States each day, how many people would have crossed from Canada to United States in 4 days? 19,492 15,490 10,492

Q 6: Traveling from Detroit to Chicago takes 5 1/2 hours by car and only 3 5/6 hours by train. How many fewer hours does it take traveling by train? 1 2/5 1 3/4 1 2/3

Q 7: A person travels 420 miles each week. If his car uses 1 gallon of gasoline for each 12 miles he drives, how many gallons of gasoline does he use each week? 30 gallons 45 gallons 35 gallons

Q 8: If you study 3 hours today, 2 hours tomorrow, 4 hours on Saturday, and 5 on Sunday, how many hours will you spend studying this week? 10 hours 15 hours 14 hours

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