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7th Grade Story Problems, Set 2 and KEY

# 7th Grade Story Problems, Set 2 and KEY

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Published by: hkaruza on Nov 05, 2009

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2009 - 2010
7
th
Grade Story Problems, Set #2
#1 A 120 ft. piece of wood is cut into three pieces. The second piece istwice as long as the first, and the third piece is three times as long as thefirst piece. How long is the longest piece?#2 Sonia is planning a rectangular vegetable garden using a roll of border fencing that is
45
34
feet long. If she makes the width of thegarden
10
12
feet, what must the length be?#3 In Acapulco, Mexico, divers jump from a cliff at heights of 85 to 115fe
et above the water (don’t try this at home). After
seconds, a diver hasfallen
16
2
feet.a)

Does a diver jumping from a height of 85 feet reach the surfaceof the water within 2 seconds?b)

How much lower is the diver from part (a) after 2 seconds thanafter 1 second?#4 The population of Amesville can be represented by
6800
120
and the population of Boomville can be represented by
4200+ 80
,where
x
is the number of years since 2006. In what year will thepopulation of the two towns be equal?#5 The elevation at the top of Mount Everest is 8850 meters. Thetemperature falls at a rate of
1
per 100 meters. The base of MountEverest is at an elevation of 5400 meters and its temperature is
3
.What is the temperature at the top of the mountain?

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