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## Math in Focus Grade 2 Chapter 4 Practice 4 Answer Key Real-World Problems: Two-Step Problems

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Question 1.

Mr. Kim has 78 boxes of apples and 130 boxes of oranges. He sells some boxes of oranges. Now he has 159 boxes of apples and oranges left.

a. How many boxes of apples and oranges did Mr. Kim have at first?

b. How many boxes of oranges did Mr. Kim sell?

Answer:

a. Kim has 208 boxes of apples and oranges at first.

b. The number of boxes of oranges is 130-49 which is 81 boxes.

Explanation:

Given that Mr. Kim has 78 boxes of apples and 130 boxes of oranges. So the total number of boxes of apples and oranges is 78+130 which is 208 boxes. So Kim has 208 boxes of apples and oranges at first. As he sells some boxes of oranges and now he has 159 boxes of apples and oranges left. So the number of boxes of oranges did Mr. Kim sells is 208-159 which is 49 boxes are remaining. So the number of boxes of oranges is 130-49 which is 81 boxes.

a. Mr. Kim had ___ boxes of apples and oranges at first.

Answer:

Mr. Kim has 78 boxes of apples and 130 boxes of oranges.

Explanation:

Mr. Kim has 78 boxes of apples and 130 boxes of oranges.

b. Mr. Kim sold ___ boxes of oranges.

Answer:

Mr. Kim sold 81 boxes of oranges.

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Question 2.

Sophie has 356 stamps in her collection. Rita has 192 stamps more than Sophie.

a. How many stamps does Rita have?

Answer:

Rita has 548 stamps.

Explanation:

Given that Sophie has 356 stamps in her collection and Rita has 192 stamps more than Sophie. So the number of stamps does Rita has is 356+192 which is 548 stamps.

b. How many stamps do they have in all?

a. Rita has ____ stamps.

Answer:

Rita has 548 stamps.

Explanation:

Rita has 548 stamps.

b. They have ___ stamps in all.

Answer:

They have 904 stamps in all.

Explanation:

Sophie has 356 stamps and Rita has 548 stamps. So the total stamps they have is 356+548 which is 904 stamps.

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Question 3.

Kennedy Elementary School has 784 students. 325 students are boys.

a. How many girls are in the school?

b. How many more girls than boys are in the school?

a. ____ girls are in the school.

b. ___ more girls are in the school than boys.

Answer:

a. 459 girls are in the school.

b. 134 more girls are in the school than boys.

Explanation:

Given that Kennedy Elementary School has 784 students and 325 students are boys. So the number of girls is 784-325 which is 459 girls. So the number of girls more in the school than boys is 459-325 which is 134 girls more.

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Question 4.

Club A has 235 male members, and 172 female members. 45 new members join the club.

a. How many members were in the club at first?

b. How many members are in the club now?

a. ____ members were in the club at first.

b. ___ members are in the club now.

Answer:

a. 407 members were in the club at first.

b. 452 members are in the club now.

Explanation:

Given that Club A has 235 male members and 172 female members and 45 new members join the club. So the number of members who were in the club at first is 235+172 which is 407 members. And the number of members are in the club now is 407+45 which is 452 members.

Question 5.

Kate’s grandmother had $245. She spends $78. Then she gives $36 to Kate. How much money does Kate’s grandmother have now?

She has ___ now.

Answer:

She has 131 now.

Explanation:

Given that Kate’s grandmother had $245 and she spends $78 which is $167 and then she gives $36 to Kate. So $167-$36 which is $131.

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Question 6.

There are 147 daisy plants and 32 tulip plants in Nursery X. Nursery Y has 66 fewer daisy and tulip plants than Nursery X. How many daisy and tulip plants are there in Nursery Y?

There are ____ daisy and tulip plants in Nursery Y.

Answer:

There are 113 daisy and tulip plants in Nursery Y.

Explanation:

Given that there are 147 daisy plants and 32 tulip plants in Nursery X, so the total number of plants is 147+32 which is 179 plants and Nursery Y has 66 fewer daisy which is 179-66 = 113 daisy and tulip plants than Nursery X.