This handy **Spectrum Math Grade 4 Answer Key Chapter 5 Lesson 5.6 Problem Solving** provides detailed answers for the workbook questions.

## Spectrum Math Grade 4 Chapter 5 Lesson 5.6 Problem Solving Answers Key

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Question 1.

Eddie and Tow listened to 72 of their favorite songs. If there were 9 songs on each album, how many albums did they listen to?

They listened to _____________ albums.

Answer:

Given that Eddie and Tow listened to 72 of their favorite songs and there were 9 songs on each album.

In order to determine how many albums they listened to, we must divide 72 by 9. The quotient obtained will be the required answer.

72 is divisible by 9, as we know that 9 × 8 = 72 so, we go for it.

Here, the quotient is 8.

Thus, they listened to 8 albums.

Question 2.

Mr. Luiz printed 35 tests for his students. If there were 7 rows of students, how many tests were passed out to each row?

There were _______________ tests passed out to each row.

Answer:

Given that Mr. Luiz printed 35 tests for his students and there were 7 rows of students.

In order to determine the number of tests passed out of each row, we must divide 35 by 7. The quotient obtained will be the required answer.

35 is divisible by 7, as we know that 7 × 5 = 35 so, we go for it.

Here, the quotient is 5.

There were 5 tests passed out to each row.

Question 3.

Gary opened a bag of candy containing 81 pieces. He wants to give each of his guests the same number of pieces. If he has 9 guests, how many pieces does each person get?

Each guest gets ______________ pieces.

Answer:

Given that Gary had a bag of candy containing 81 pieces and he wants to give each of his guests the same number of pieces. He has 9 guests.

In order to determine the number of pieces each guest will get, divide 81 by 9. The quotient obtained will be the required answer.

81 is divisible by 9, as we know that 9×9=81 so, we go for it.

The quotient is 9.

Thus, each guest gets 9 pieces.

Question 4.

Last year, Mrs. Ford decided to give chores to each person in the family. Each person got the same number of chores. There are 8 family members. If there were 32 chores, how many did each person get?

Each person got _______________ chores.

Answer:

Given that last year, Mrs. Ford decided to give chores to each person in the family and each person got the same number of chores.

There are 8 family members and 32 chores.

In order to determine the number of chores each person will get divide 32 by 8. The quotient obtained will be the required answer.

32 is divisible by 8, as we know that 8×4=32 so, we can go for it.

The quotient is 4.

Thus, each person will get 4 chores.

Question 5.

It takes 16 hours to drive to the dunes. Tasha and her brother Kurt will drive the same number of hours. How many hours will each of them drive?

Each of them will drive ____________ hours.

Answer:

Given that it takes 16 hours to drive to the dunes. Tasha and her brother Kurt will drive the same number of hours.

To get the number of hours each will drive, divide 16 by 2. The quotient obtained will be the required answer.

16 `is divisible by 2, as we know that 2×8=16 so, we can go for it.

The quotient is 8.

Each of them will drive for 8 hours.

Question 6.

The warehouse has 63 boxes of cat litter. The same number of boxes will be sent to 9 stores. How many boxes will each store get?

Each store will get _______________ boxes.

Answer:

Given that the warehouse has 63 boxes of cat litter. The same number of boxes will be sent to 9 stores.

To get the number of boxes each store will get, divide 63 by 9. The quotient obtained will be the required answer.

63 is divisible by 9, as we know that 9×7=63 so, we can go for it.

The quotient is 7.

Each store will get 7 boxes.