# Word Problems!

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1.

A group of 120 students went to an amusement park.

The two most famous rides at the park are the Upchuck Express and the Barf-o-Rama.

Two-fifths of the group waited in line for the Upchuck Express.

The rest of the group waited in line for the Barf-o-Rama.

A single ride on the Upchuck Express lasts for 10 minutes and can take 8 kids at a time.

A single ride on the Barf-o-Rama lasts 8 minutes and can take 12 kids at a time.

Which group will finish their ride first?

2.

It is 7 miles from DJ's home to the Veggie Drink Shack.

On the way there, he can only cycle at a speed of 14 miles per hour.

On the way back, though, he can cycle at a speed of 21 miles per hour, since he will have drunk a Green Energy Smash drink.

He leaves his house at 6pm.

How long can DJ hang out at the Veggie Drink Shack if he wants to be home by 8pm?

3.

Mr. Capra is throwing a goat-themed party for 60 of his closest friends and relatives.

He is saving up to buy his own flock of goats, so he doesn't want to buy any more food than he has to.

He is limiting each person to 2 goatburgers, 2 goat cheese lumps, and 1 individual-sized carton of goat milk.

Goatburgers come in packs of 8, goat cheese lumps in packs of 10, and goat milk cartons in packs of 12.

How many packages of each should Mr. Capra buy?

4.

Peter can't decide...banjo music or yellow-bellied sapsuckers?

He is comparing the Twangers banjo club with the Sapsuckers bird-watching club.

The Twangers has a sign-up cost of $160 and monthly fees of $39.

The Sapsuckers has a sign-up cost of $250 and monthly fees of $32.

Which club offers the best value for a single year of membership?

How much would Peter save by going with this club?

5.

A previously unknown tribe has been contacted in the jungles of Brazil. They have an unusual measuring system.

In their system, 2 waknaks are as long as 5 bliplips.

10 bliplips are as long as 28 umpas.

How many umpas are as long as 3 waknaks?