I had a collection of five pennies. The dates on them were:
After I added one more penny to my collection, the mean date changed.
On Thanksgiving Thursday, Carissa ate some cranberries. The next day she couldn’t stop thinking about how good the cranberries were and ate seven more cranberries than she had eaten on Thursday.
Each day after that she ate seven more cranberries than the day before. By the following Wednesday night she had eaten a total of 161 cranberries for the whole week.
Hector says to Larissa, “If you give me $2, we will have an equal amount of money.” Larissa responds, “That’s true, but on the other hand if you give me $2, I will have twice as much money as you.”
Scattered around the house are 100 nuts in 5 bowls.
After Tom’s mother drops Tom off at school, she has to stop at the drug store, the supermarket, and the post office before heading home.
Raquel and Esperanza were asked to count Dr. Dolittle’s ostrichs and pushimi-pullyus. Raquel counted 67 heads, while Esperana counted 134 legs.
The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest court in the country. It consists of a Chief Justice and eight Associate Justices.
The Court begins each term on the first Monday in October. Suppose that on that first day, each Justice greets every other Justice by shaking hands exactly once.