T4T Gr 5 C2 Task- Lion Hunt

This task is from Tools 4 NC Teachers.  Students explore a division problem with remainders. This is remixable.

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An adult lion can eat a lot of meat in one sitting.  If a pride of lions eats a water buffalo that has 1,182 pounds of meat, and each adult lion eats 66 pounds of meat, how many adult lions will the water buffalo feed?  Explain how you know.


Will there be enough food left over to feed 4 cubs, if each cub needs 13 pounds of meat? Explain how you know.

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