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Grades 2-3: Zachary sold books at a yard sale for 15¢ each and toys for $1.00 each. If he sells 6 books and 3 toys, how much money does Zachary make altogether?
Grades 4-6: Eight students are performing songs for their music class recital. Each song is 5 minutes long. If each music student performs 1 song and all 8 students must be done performing by 9:15 pm, then what is the latest time they can start the recital?
Grades 7-8: A 9-metre tree casts a 6-metre shadow. A songbird casts a 2-centimetre shadow. A squirrel is twice as tall as the songbird. How tall is the squirrel?
Grades 9 and up: The profit earned by a cat-sitting company, measured in thousands of dollars, is modeled by the function f(t) = t2 – 8t + 16, wherein t is measured in months and t = 1 is January. During which month does the cat-sitting company earn the least amount of money? How much do they earn?