Answer: 5/9 of the work is left. Work done by two workers on the first day is 2/9 + 2/9 = 4/9 parts. Therefore work left for the next day = 1 - 4/9 = 5/9
The length of a rectangular field is 5 units more than the width. If the width of the field is 25 units, what expression shows the perimeter of the field?
Answer to Friday's problem: 1 head of cabbage will balance with 6 ½ tomatoes. If 3 lemons balance with 1 ½ tomatoes, then 1 lemon is equal in weight to ½ tomato. To find out how many tomatoes balance with the cabbage, subtract the equivalent of a lemon, or half a tomato, from each side.
Pam bought 50 kg of sugar yesterday. She used 10 kg of sugar for making cotton candies. What fraction of sugar is left?
Answer to yesterday's problem: Janice has six pennies, six nickels, six dimes, and six quarters.
At the vegetable market, a pair of scales will balance if 1 head of cabbage and 1 lemon are on one side and 7 tomatoes are on the other. 3 lemons will balance with 1 ½ tomatoes. How many tomatoes will balance with 1 head of cabbage?