Wednesday,
August 01, 2001

Source: NCTM, The
Mathematics Teacher, V. 92, No. 6
(Sept. 1999),

pp. 492-95

Slide No. 3

Problem #1

•In a class with a total of 85 students, 380 oranges were
distributed with each girl getting 5 oranges and each boy 4. How of the students are
girls, and how many are boys?