Trip Chips

Question

9 boxes labeled chips. Box says contents: 10 bags

The scouts packed 9 boxes of different kinds of chips for their trip. Each box had 10 bags of chips. These clues show what they had left at the end of the trip. They ate all the rest.

Clues:

  • 2 full boxes of potato chips and 3 bags left over
  • 1 fewer box of nacho chips than potato chips, with no bags left over
  • twice as many loose bags of barbecue chips than loose bags of potato chips, with no full boxes left over

How many bags of chips did the scouts eat on their trip?



Houghton Mifflin Math Grade 3