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Sheet # 91 Critical Thinking

Name: _____________________ Date_____________

Use drawings, words, or numbers to explain how you got your answer.

Pretend you are at a store and you have $2.00 to spend. A pen costs 79 cents each, a notepad 89 cents each, and an eraser 49 cents each.

a) Suppose you want to buy two different items and have the most money left over, which two items would you buy? Explain how you know.

b) What is the largest number of pens can you buy? notepads? erasers?

Answer for sheet # 91

a) You buy the two lowest cost items. Pen and earser. 79 cents + 49 cents = $1.28. Change is $0.72


Pen: 2, total cost = $1.58

Notepad: 2, total cost = $1.78

Earser: 4, total cost: $1.96: