# Word Problems!!!!

posted by .

Help with the following problems:

1. Leah bought 2 boxes of cookies. She ate 3 and found that she had 21 left. How many cookies were in each box?

2. Arturo built 3 sandcastles with 6 towers each. Paco built 5 sandcastles with 4 towers each. Who built more towers? How many more?

3. Ashley has 35 dollars. She wants to buy 4 bags of peanuts at 2 dollars each. How much money will she have left?

Please solve all or at least ONE of the problems. Thanks!

• Word Problems!!!! -

I'll do the first one.

2x - 3 = 21
2x = 21 + 3
2x = 24
x = 24/2
x = 12

## Similar Questions

1. ### MATH

Tara was out selling girl scout cookies. She noticed that the caramel cookies were the most popular, with lemon cookies being the next most favored. She actually sold three boxes lemons cookies for every four boxes of caramel cookies. …
2. ### Math

Yuki made cookies on Monday. Some friends came over and ate half the cookies on Tuesday. on Wednesday, Yuki ate three cookies, and on Thursday, she took two cookies to school. By Friday, Yuki had seven cookies left. How many did she …
3. ### Math7

Yuki made cookies on Monday. Some friends came over and ate half the cookies on Tuesday. On wednesday,Yuki ate three cookies, and on Thursday, she took two cookies to school. By Friday, Yuki had seven cookies left. How many did she …
4. ### math

When 6-year old Melanie arrived home from school, she was the first to eat cookies from a freshly baked batch. When 8-year old Felipe arrived home, he ate twice as many cookies as Melanie had eaten. When 9-year old Hillary arrived …
5. ### Algebra

A bakery packages cookies in two sizes of boxes, one with 18 cookies and the other with 24 cookies. A small number of cookies are to be wrapped in cellophane before they are placed in a box. To save money, the bakery will use the same …
6. ### math

Alex came home after school one day and found that his mother had left a plate of cookies. Alex ate 1/4 of the cookies. When his sister Bernice came home, she ate 1/3 of the remaining cookies, and when Carla came home, she ate 1/2 …