Word Problem Wednesday: Planting Tulips

Apr 12, 2017 | Diamond Bar


"If you wish to make anything grow, you must first understand it." -Russell Page

Gardening, like math, can be hard work...but both are great fun, and both offer up rewards equal to the amount of time and effort you put into them!

This week we have a challenge for you that has to do with gardening and math, so PLANT your feet in the soil and DIG into this week’s Word Problem Wednesday—Don’t forget to check back tomorrow for the solution!

It costs Hank $23 to buy tulip bulbs for his garden. With those bulbs, he grows 160 tulips. He sells each tulip for 85¢. How much money does Hank make in profit?


(Top photo by Miquiten on Flickr, shared under the Creative Commons license.)