Word Problem Thursday: Seashells

Apr 13, 2017 | Naperville

Are you a collector? What do you like to collect? Coins? Stuffed animals? Action figures?


In this week’s Word Problem Wednesday Eli is collecting seashells and dividing them up to share with friends. Exercise your math-muscle with Eli in this week’s challenge, and don’t forget to stop by Mathnasium to check your answer!


Eli picks up 288 seashells at the beach. He divides them evenly among 12 boxes. Then he gives 7 boxes of seashells to Lincoln. How many seashells does Lincoln get?