If a can of gas costs $2.50, and the gas costs $2.00 more than the can it's in, what's the cost of each, the gas AND the can?
There are about 20 potatoes in a 5 pound bag. A restaurant uses about 2 potatoes per order of French Fries. They charge $.95 for an order of fries. How much money does the restaurant take in on a day that they use 400 pounds of potatoes?
Your heart pumps about 5 quarts of blood through its chambers every 60 seconds. A swimming pool (20 ft. x 60 ft.) will hold about 65,000 gallons of water. This represents the amount of blood pumped by your heart in approximately how many weeks?
A freight train is a half a mile long. It approaches a tunnel traveling 60 miles per hour. If the tunnel is 1 mile long, how long will it take the train to pass completely through?
A man has 3 sons. The oldest is 3 years older than the middle son, and the middle son is 3 years older than the youngest. Altogether, the three sons' ages add up to 57. How old is each son?