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Grade 5 Mixed Operation Word Problems
Kaz found a clue to find the secret number that was the first number in the combination to a safe. The clue said:

If you multiply the secret number by 5, then subtract 8 you get 17.

What is the secret number?
  1. 4
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 5
Grade 5 Mixed Operation Word Problems CCSS: 5.OA.A.1, 5.OA.A.2
Sophie earns money for the chores she does each week.

She earns $2 if she washes the dishes for the week.
She earns $3 if she mows the lawn.
During June, Sophie washed the dishes 3 of the weeks and mowed the lawn 3 times.
She then spent $7 of the money she earned.

Which expression shows the amount of money Sophie had left?
  1. [math](3 + 3) xx 2-7[/math]
  2. [math]3 + ( 2 xx 3) - 7[/math]
  3. [math](3 xx 2 + 3) - 7[/math]
  4. [math]3 (2 + 3) - 7[/math]
Grade 5 Mixed Operation Word Problems CCSS: 5.OA.A.1, 5.OA.A.2
Tom won 50 pencils in a contest. He gave away 30 pencils and then gave 5 more to his friend Ben. Which expression can Tom use to find how many pencils he has left?
  1. [math]50 - (30 + 5)[/math]
  2. [math]50 + (30 - 5)[/math]
  3. [math](50 + 30) + 5[/math]
  4. [math](50 - 30) - 5[/math]
Grade 5 Mixed Operation Word Problems CCSS: 5.OA.A.1, 5.OA.A.2
Felicia baked 24 doughnuts. Her sister Katherine ate 3 doughnuts, and her brother Fred ate 2 doughnuts. Which expression can be used to find out how many doughnuts are left?
  1. [math]24 + (3 -2)[/math]
  2. [math]24- (3 + 2)[/math]
  3. [math](24 - 3) + 2[/math]
  4. [math](24 - 3) - 2[/math]
Grade 5 Mixed Operation Word Problems CCSS: 5.OA.A.2
Travis and his three friends go to the baseball game. Each person buys a ticket for $8, a snack for $4, and a drink for $2. Which numerical expression represents the total cost of the trip to the baseball game for Travis and his friends?
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  1. 4 + ($8 x $4 x $2)
  2. 4 x ($8 + $4 + $2)
  3. (4 x $8) + ($4 x $2)
  4. (4 x $8 + $4) + (4 x $4 + $4)
Grade 5 Mixed Operation Word Problems CCSS: 5.OA.A.2
Mr. Jones bought 4 bunches of carrots and 3 bags of onions. There are 8 carrots in each bunch and 15 onions in each bag. Which is an expression for the total number of carrots and onions he bought?
  1. [math]4+3+8+15[/math]
  2. [math](4xx8)+(3xx15)[/math]
  3. [math](4xx3)+(8xx15)[/math]
  4. [math](4xx4)+(3xx3)+23[/math]
Grade 5 Mixed Operation Word Problems CCSS: 5.OA.A.2
Tiffany poured muffin batter into 3 muffin pans. Each muffin pan holds 8 muffins. She kept 6 muffins and took the rest to school for the bake sale. Which expression could be used to find the total number of muffins Tiffany took to school for the bake sale?
  1. (3 x 8) + 6
  2. (3 + 8) - 6
  3. (3 x 8) - 6
  4. 3 x (8 - 6)
Grade 5 Mixed Operation Word Problems CCSS: 5.OA.A.2
Jessie baked 24 cupcakes. Her sister Mia ate 3 cupcakes, and her brother David ate 2 cupcakes. Which expression can Jessie use to find how many cupcakes are left?
  1. [math]24 + (3 - 2)[/math]
  2. [math]24 - (3 + 2)[/math]
  3. [math](24 - 3) + 2[/math]
  4. [math](24 - 3) - 2[/math]
Grade 5 Mixed Operation Word Problems CCSS: 5.OA.A.2
John is a builder. He charges $120 for a small bookcase and $175 for a large one. One month he sold 3 small bookcases and 2 large ones.

Which expression represents the total amount of money John received for the bookcases?
  1. [math](120 + 3)(175 + 2)[/math]
  2. [math]120(3 + 2) + 175[/math]
  3. [math]3(120) + 2(175)[/math]
  4. [math]120(175) + 3(2)[/math]
Grade 5 Mixed Operation Word Problems
It costs $88.00 to buy three hairdryers. If Crazy Clips Hair Salon's headquarters is going to buy 138 hairdryers, how much will this cost?
  1. $3,784
  2. $736
  3. $4,048
  4. $4,196
Grade 5 Mixed Operation Word Problems CCSS: 5.OA.A.2
William won 50 tickets at the arcade. He redeemed 30 tickets for a prize and gave 5 tickets to Katelyn. Which expression can William use to find how many tickets he has left?
  1. [math]50 - (30 + 5)[/math]
  2. [math]50 + (30 - 5)[/math]
  3. [math](50 + 30) + 5[/math]
  4. [math](50 - 30) - 5[/math]
Grade 5 Mixed Operation Word Problems
Will catches 5 fish, Zach catches 7 fish, Yupon catches 8 fish and Zona catches 10 fish. The fish are all about the same size, so they put them together and then share them equally.
How many fish does each of them receive?
  1. 7 fish
  2. 7 1/2 fish
  3. 8 fish
  4. 10 fish
Grade 5 Mixed Operation Word Problems
At Trans's Restaurant a group with three adults and five children came in to eat.
If each meal cost eight dollars, how much was the bill?
  1. $24
  2. $40
  3. $56
  4. $64
Grade 5 Mixed Operation Word Problems
Laura has 24 stamps from each of 6 different countries. She can fit 4 stamps on each display sheet of an album. How many display sheets can Laura fill with stamps?
  1. 576
  2. 36
  3. 34
  4. 16
Grade 5 Mixed Operation Word Problems
In Ms. Block's class 8 students share a box of cherries equally.
Each of them receives 9 cherries. There are then 6 cherries left over.
How many cherries were there altogether in the box?
  1. 76 cherries
  2. 77 cherries
  3. 78 cherries
  4. 79 cherries
Grade 5 Mixed Operation Word Problems
There are 8 buses transporting students to a baseball game, with 35 students on each bus. Each row at the baseball stadium seats 8 students. If the students fill up all the rows, how many rows of seats will the students need altogether?
  1. 24
  2. 35
  3. 64
  4. 16
Grade 5 Mixed Operation Word Problems
Christie has 24 stamps from each of 6 different countries. She can fit 4 stamps on each display sheet of an album. How many display sheets can Christie fill with stamps?
  1. 576
  2. 36
  3. 34
  4. 16
Grade 5 Mixed Operation Word Problems
There are 6 buses transporting students to a baseball game, with 32 students on each bus. Each row at the baseball stadium seats 8 students. If the students fill up all of the rows, how many rows of seats will the students need altogether?
  1. 22
  2. 23
  3. 24
  4. 1,536
Grade 5 Mixed Operation Word Problems
Maria has 16 postcards from each of 8 different cities in Pennsylvania. She can fit 4 postcards on each page of her scrapbook. How many pages in the scrapbook can Maria fill with postcards?
  1. 32
  2. 41
  3. 128
  4. 512
Grade 5 Mixed Operation Word Problems
There are 6 buses transporting students to a baseball game, with 32 students on each bus. Each row at the baseball stadium seats 8 students. If the students fill up all of the rows, how many rows of seats will the students need altogether?
  1. 22
  2. 24
  3. 192
  4. 4
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