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Quick Notes stars problems 24 on this page. Students have been told that
starred problems are very difficult. Students are encouraged not to worry if they
can't do these difficult problems. Why? Because there are very few of them on
their test and doing them correctly is not required to pass the test.
 
1) One end of a 20 foot ladder just
reaches the roof of a house. The other
end is 12 feet from the side of the house.
One gallon of paint covers 160 square
feet. How many gallons of paint are
needed to paint one 40 foot side of this
house?


2) Carlos walked 1.4 miles further than Darin during the recent "walk for children"
fund raiser. Together they walked 17.4 miles. How far did each person walk?
Hint: Let x equal the shorter distance.

3) John wants to tie a rope across a river. He drew these similar triangles to determine the river's width. Find its width. 

4) Kathy is 7 times the age of her daughter Jane. In 8 years she will be three time
as old. Find Mary's age.
Time  Jane  Mary 
Now 


Future 
