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.
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  1. 3rd grade parcc preparation

    Slide 1 - 3rd grade parcc preparation

    • Water tank problem
  2. Part a

    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?
  3. workspace

    Slide 3 - workspace

  4. Part a

    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. Part b

    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?
  6. workspace

    Slide 6 - workspace

  7. Part b

    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?