Find the missing number in the pattern below, and justify your reasoning for the solution.
1, 3, 6, 11, 18,____, 42
How much money would you make in a day if you made $5 every time the hands of a clock formed a 90 degree angle?
Find a number such that when added to the numerator and denominator of 2/11, the resulting fraction is equivalent to 1/2.
A farmer grows 196 pounds of potatoes. He sells them to a grocer who divides them into 5 pound and 2 pound bags. If the grocer uses the same number of 5 pound and 2 pound bags, how many bags of each did he use?
Mary McDonald makes mugs in Miami. She makes two sizes of mugs: a small mug that she sells for $2.50 and a large mug that she sells for $5.75. Yesterday Mary made $56. Before she opened her shop in the morning, she had 200 mugs in her inventory. At the end of the day she has 188. How many mugs of each price did she sell?