GRADE  K-3 / Ages 5-8

The Final Challenge

Twenty students attended an end-of-school picnic.  The teacher brought 12 oranges and 15 apples as a snack for the children.  One student helper passed out the oranges while another student helper passed out the apples.  Every student received at least one of the fruits.  If all the oranges and apples were passed out, how many students got more than one fruit?  Show al your work and explain in words how you found your answer.

Be sure to use your MathWorld Interactive six problem-solving steps. Have fun!

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