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Word Problem Expressions Halloween Theme!
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Steven buys 13 bags of skittles with a certain number of skittles in each bag. Then his brother ate 7 skittles. Write an expression that shows how many skittles he has now.
7x + 13
Sam gets paid x dollars to sew Halloween costumes. On Monday, he did such a great job he got a 13 dollar bonus. Assuming he made one costume every day this week, write an expression showing how much money he made at the end of the week.
Sam had some Halloween candy. He ate 13 pieces and gave 7 more pieces to his friends at school. Write an expression that shows how much candy he has left.
There are 13 goblins in the witches house. More come over to help make the sleeping potion. Then 7 leave to sneak it to the princess. Write an equation to represent the number of goblins at the house.
The wicked witch had 62 bottles of potion. Her sister bought her more bottles of potion. Then she made 1 more potion. Write an expression showing the number of potions she now has on her shelf.
The vampires all met in the cave to have their annual meeting. There were some vampire children that came with the 62 vampire adults. Write an expression showing the number of vampires who came to the annual meeting.
Several skeletons wanted to play a prank on their neighbor. Each one brought 62 spiders to put in their neighbor's house. One spider ran away. Write an expression that shows how many spiders the skeletons will put in their neighbor's house.
The group of trick-or-treaters got 62 pieces of candy in all, write an expression that shows how many pieces of candy each kid will get if they share it equally with each other.
The owner of the haunted corn maze charged each person 19 dollars to participate in his maze. He had to pay 10 dollars for pumpkins and 3 dollars for a spooky scarecrow. Write an expression to show how much money he made, when k represents the number of people who came to his corn maze.
The 10 goblins split up some treasure they had stolen. Then one of the goblins stole 19 dollars and kept it all to himself. Soon his brother found out and so the goblin paid his brother 3 dollars to keep his extra money a secret from the others. Write an expression that shows how much the goblin has now.
There were 10 houses on each of the 3 streets that had Jack-o-lanterns. There was one haunted mansion at the end of the street that had even more Jack-o-lanterns than the others. Write an expression that shows the number of jack-o-lanterns on all the streets and the haunted mansion combine.
3 trick-or-treaters each got "k" amount of candy in their pillow cases. At the last house a grandma gave her last 19 pieces of candy to the kids. Once the kids got home they sorted their candy into 10 piles. Write an expression showing how much candy is in each pile (assuming there is the same amount of candy in each pile).
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