Word Problem Wednesday – Screws and Nails

This month’s Word Problem Wednesday problem comes from Dimensions Math 4A (available spring of 2019).

There are twice as many nails as screws in a bin. If 510 of the nails and 75 of the screws are used, there will be the same number of nails as screws. How many nails were in the bin to start with?

Submit your solutions by the end of the month!


Last month’s Word Problem Wednesday problem was from Math in Focus Grade 3.

How did you do?

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