Guess and Check

Each of these problems can be solved by "Guess and Check". Each problem has a table of guesses you can fill in to solve the problem. You don't need to use all the rows of the table if you don't need them!
(Note: Guess #1 is ALWAYS wrong!)

TEAM NO ____ TEAM MEMBERS:

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1). Mr. Brown is a car salesman. He sold twice as many used cars as new cars. he sold a total of 51 cars. How many NEW cars did he sell?





Answer: ________

GuessNew CarsUsed CarsTotal
1
10
20
30
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2). A volleyball and net together cost $24. The ball costs 3 times as much as the net. How much does the net cost?





Answer: ________

GuessNet CostBall CostTotal
1
$2
$6
$8