Week of March 11

1.  Bennet developed a code to give numerical values to names of animals.
Cat = 60
Bear = 180
Dog = 420
Eagle = 2100

Can you determine the value of a beaver?
5. In mathematics the equation 47 = 14 + 116 + 68 is not correct.  In what subject could it be considered correct?  Explain.

4.  The average (mean) of 17 numbers is 37.4.  If the smallest of these 17 numbers is removed, the average (mean) of the remaining numbers is 41.  What is the value of the number that was removed from the original 17 numbers?
2.  Sylvia tossed two standard, fair, six-sided dice.  How many of the 36 possible outcomes will result in a sum that is divisible by either 2 or 3?
3.  A farmer in Mississippi grows several different crops:  1/2 his acreage is planted in peanuts; he planted 1/4 of the remaining ground in sweet potatoes; after that, he planted okra in 1/2 of what remained.  The rest of the garden is planted in green beans.  What percentage of his acreage is in green beans?
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6.  Which word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?