Math Starters

Students and starbursts:  Create a line plot graph from this data:

Joe = 2 red/  3 yellow/ 4 pink

Jon= 5 red/ 2 yellow/ 1 pink

Mary=  1 red/ 7 yellow/ 2 pink/ 3 orange

Mark= 3 red/ 2 yellow / 5 pink/ 1 orange

Create a double bar graph of the following information:

Favorite fruit boys: Favorite fruit girls:

5 apples 3 apples

6 bananas 2 bananas

3 pineapples 4 pineapples

8 watermelon 2 watermelon

What is a mode?

Create a  pictograph of the following information:

(favorite video games from Ms. Fleming’s class)

6 mario cart 8 lego Batman

5  SIMS 10 PopTropica

(remember to draw a picture to represent a video game)

What number has 2 hundreds, 7 tens, and 6 ones?

Here is a list of students in my class and the number of teeth that they have lost:

2, 3, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 8, 8, 16

Create a line plot for this data:

The mode is the number that appears the most.  What is the mode?

The range is the difference between the smallest and largest number.  What is the range?

An outlier is a number that is very different then the rest of all of the numbers.  What is the outlier?

Using three different numbers and addition and subtraction create a number problem to get to 79.

(For example, 13 + 89 - 23 =  79

Show with your hands about how long 1 inch is.  What is this room is a bout an inch long.  Who can show how long a foot is? List things in this room that might be a foot long.

Measurements of Length or Distance

Tools        Unit of Measure

ruler inches, foot

yardstick inches, feet, yards

odometer miles

meter stick centimeters, meters

Create a double bar graph for the following information

boys favorite snacks:  5 Doritos, 6 crackers, 3 Pringles, 7 nachos

girls favorite snacks: 8 Doritos, 3 crackers, 2 cheese sticks, 3 nachos

How many people participated in the survey?

What snack to boys and girls most like?

What snack to they have similar data for?

Create a number line to solve the following problems:

76 + 48 =

1059 - 380=

1118 +  456 =

I have 48 stickers and want get to 200 hundred stickers.  Show this with a number line.

How much change should I give back?

The soda was \$1.40 and the customer gave me a \$5

The chips were \$3.75 and the person gave me a \$10

The ice cream was \$2.40 and the person gave me a \$20

The popcorn was \$4.80 and the person gave you \$20

The candy was \$1.85 and the person gave you \$10

The popsicle was 4.95 and the person gave you \$10

 1 a. 5 + 70 + 500 = ____
 1 b. 300 + 30 + 6 = ____
 2 a. 8 + 60 + 500 = ____
 2 b. 8 + 90 + 700 = ____
 3 a. 9 + 10 + 900 = ____
 3 b. 2 + 60 + 900 = ____

 1 a. 3 x 12 = ___
 1 b. 2 x 10 = ___
 2 a. 2 x 5 = ___
 2 b. 2 x 6 = ___
 3 a. 3 x 5 = ___
 3 b. 2 x 11 = ___

Number Chart 4
Starting at 4, skip-count by 4, and fill in the missing numbers.

 _____ _____ _____ 16, 20, _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____

Ryan has \$2.00.  Her are some things that are for sale at the store.  What could he buy so that it would cost exactly \$2.00?

Soda  \$0.68/ Notebook \$ 1.10/ Hershey Bar \$0.47/ Pen \$0.52/ Juice \$0.43/ Erasers \$0.80

Use a number line to go from 35 to 108

Use a number line to go from 49 to 99

Use a number line to go from 76 to 232

I can buy packs of starbursts in groups of ten or I can buy starbursts in singles;

If I buy six groups and 3 singles how many starbursts do I have?

If I want to buy 84 total starbursts, what are some combinations that I can do?

I have 15 dimes and 28 pennies.  How many dollar bills can I trade that in for and how many pennies will I have left?

I have 9 quarters and 101 pennies.  How many dollar bills can I trade that in for and how many pennies will I have left?

1. Amber has 46 starbursts to share with her three friends.  How could she split them up equally?
2. John has 37 starbursts to share with 7 friends.  What can he do?

I have three bags of jellybeans.  Each bag has 30 jellybeans in each, how many are there total?

He has 7 friends and wants to give the jellybeans out fairly.  What should he do?

You have five mini pizzas to share with 4 friends.  You have cut them all in half.  How can you make sure that all friends get an equal share and what will you do with the leftovers.

You have 24 dvds.  If 1/2 of them don't work what is the number of cd's that do work?  If 1/4 do not work, how many do work?

What is 100 - 46?

What is 398 - 99?

What is 802- 79?

I have 486 starbursts and 20 students.  How can I divide them up so everyone gets the same amount?

Create a double bar graph for the following information on favorite vegetables in my class:

boys   3 carrots/ 4 tomatoes/ 7 broccoli/ 9 asparagus

girls 7 carrots/ 2 tomatoes/4 broccoli/ 6 asparagus

I am running a snack bar at the pool. A woman buys a bag of chips for \$3.00 and a soda for \$1.75.  She hands me a \$20.  How much change should I give back to her?

I am going on a trip to Pennsylvania.  The trip is a total of 326 miles.  My odometer says that I have traveled 122 miles so far. How many more miles do I have to go?  The next rest stop is 46 miles away.  How many total miles have I traveled once I reach the rest stop?

The distance between 100 and me is 35.  What two numbers can be?

The difference between the two numbers is?

Write two equations:

I took a car ride.  I traveled 246 miles the first day and 318 the next day.  How  many total miles did I travel?

I have a trip to Florida that is 546 miles.  I traveled 277 miles the first day.  How many miles do I have left?  The second day I went another 78 miles.  Now how many miles do I have left?

John as 105 marbles and Nancy has 64.  Write an equation to solve the problem and then show your solution.

I have 239 stickers and I am organizing them into piles of 10.  How many piles will I have and how many singles will I have left over?  If choose to organize them into groups of 20, how many piles will I have and how many singles left over?