# T4T Gr 3 C1 C4 Task- Party Planning

This task is from Tools 4 NC Teachers. It is intended to be used in Clusters 1 or 4.

**Task**

**Part A:**
The Smith family is hosting a dinner party. They set up 6 tables, and
each table has 8 seats. How many guests could there be?

Draw a picture representation of the table setup.

Write an equation to represent the problem.

Explain your strategy in words.

**Part B:**
Each guest needs a salad fork and a dinner fork. How many forks will the
Smith family dinner party need altogether?

Write an equation to represent the problem.

Explain your strategy in words.

**Part C:**
The Jones family is having a dinner party next week. They will have 56
guests. They are also using the tables that have 8 seats. How many tables will
they need?

Draw a picture representation of the table setup.

Write an equation to represent the problem.

Explain your strategy in words.

**Part D:**
Each guest at the Jones party will also need a salad fork and a dinner
fork. How many forks will the Jones family dinner party need altogether?

Write an equation to represent the problem.

Explain your strategy in words.