Comments on: Multiplication Problems
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By: Christ Schlacta
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Thu, 13 Jan 2011 04:52:42 +0000https://blog.tanyakhovanova.com/?p=122#comment-504the classic would be “When I was going to Saint Yves I met a man with 7 wives… 7kids, 7 cats, 7 kits, etc.. How many were going to Saint Yves?” I left the majority of the question out for brevity.
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By: Subtraction and Multiplication Problems by Tanya Khovanova « Konstantin’s Weblog
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Wed, 09 Dec 2009 00:03:32 +0000https://blog.tanyakhovanova.com/?p=122#comment-503[…] on her blog. It would be interesting to know how high school kids perform on the Subtraction and Multiplication Problems now compared to 50 years […]
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By: Meridyth
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Sun, 19 Apr 2009 18:09:49 +0000https://blog.tanyakhovanova.com/?p=122#comment-502This reminds me of the trains leaving from different cities problems I used to do when I was younger. For example if a train leaves one city at a rate of 50 miles an hour and another leaves from the second city at a rate of 40 miles an hour. If the cities are 300 miles apart how long will it take the trains to pass? These are such great problems! I love them!
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By: Xi_Heather
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Fri, 17 Apr 2009 21:39:58 +0000https://blog.tanyakhovanova.com/?p=122#comment-501It reminds me of the puzzles along the lines of, “Four painters can paint four houses in four days. How many houses can two painters paint in two days?” (or “A chicken and an half can lay an egg and a half in a day and a half. How long will it take three chickens to lay three eggs?”)
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By: Gabe
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Fri, 17 Apr 2009 19:38:10 +0000https://blog.tanyakhovanova.com/?p=122#comment-500On average, a rabbit produces 4 offspring every month. If I put a rabbit in a cage for 6 months, how many offspring will it produce?
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By: Jonathan
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Fri, 17 Apr 2009 18:37:58 +0000https://blog.tanyakhovanova.com/?p=122#comment-499Of course!