# 3rd grade PARCC Water Tank Problem

## This example helps students think through, and solve, a problem involving multiplication and subtraction across zeros.

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# 3rd grade PARCC Water Tank Problem

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This example helps students think through, and solve, a problem involving multiplication and subtraction across zeros.
Slide Content
1. ### Slide 1 - 3rd grade parcc preparation

• Water tank problem
2. ### Slide 2 - Part a

• On a farm, there is a large storage tank that holds water.
• Each day in May, 60 liters of water are used on the farm. What is the total amount of water, in liters, used on the farm in 7 days?

4. ### Slide 4 - Part a

• On a farm, there is a large storage tank that holds water.
• Each day in May, 60 liters of water are used on the farm. What is the total amount of water, in liters, used on the farm in 7 days?
5. ### Slide 5 - Part b

• The storage tank holds 500 liters of water when full.
• During the first 5 days in January after the tank was filled, 386 liters of water was used on the farm.
• What is the amount of water, in liters, that remains in the tank after those 5 days?

7. ### Slide 7 - Part b

• The storage tank holds 500 liters of water when full.
• During the first 5 days in January after the tank was filled, 386 liters of water was used on the farm.
• What is the amount of water, in liters, that remains in the tank after those 5 days?