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Cloudy with a Chance of Multiplication

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• 1. 
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Cloudy with a Chance of
Multiplication
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• 2. On Tuesday, it rained and the rain gauge measured 48,926 droplets. On Wednesday, there were 21,137 raindrops. How many droplets evaporated?
• 3. HINT
The number of raindrops that evaporated has to be less than the number of raindrops we started with.
• 4. It rained 4,793 raindrops on Thursday, 4,793 raindrops on Friday, and 4,793 raindrops on Saturday. How many drops fell in these three days?
• 5. HINT
Don’t add! Since the same number of raindrops fell each day, there is a quicker way to the answer.
• 6. How many sunny days were there in 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009 combined?
• 7. HINT
Use the information from the table to determine how many total sunny days there were from 2006 to 2009.
• 8. A meteorologist counted the same number of days it snowed in the years 2003, 2004, and 2005. In all three years, it snowed a combined 36 days. How many snow days were there each year?
• 9. HINT
It snowed 36 days total, an equal amount in each of the 3 years.
• 10. Solutions
Exactly 27,789 raindrops evaporated. This should be rounded to 27,800.
It rained fourteen thousand three hundred seventy nine (14,379) drops in three days.
There were eight hundred two (802) sunny days from 2006 to 2009.
It snowed 12 times each year.
• 11. GPS
M4N1 B. Equate a number’s word name, its standard form, and its expanded form.
M4N2 A. Round numbers to the nearest ten, hundred, or thousand.
M4N3 Students will solve problems involving multiplication of 2-3 digit numbers by 1 or 2 digit numbers.
M4N4 B. Solve problems involving division by 1 or 2-digit numbers.