1.  There are 3 cakes. Each cake is cut into 8 parts. Each part is further cut into 2 pieces. How many cake pieces are there in all? 
  

2.  The Professors at the State University drank 47 cups of tea yesterday. They drank 6 cups in the morning and 12 in the afternoon. How many did they drink in the evening? 
  

3.  Herbert borrowed 9 books from the school library. He returned 2 books yesterday and 5 books today. How many books does he still have? 
  

4.  For her new kitchen, Mrs. Diane bought a crockery set, a cutlery set and a pressure cooker. Each item cost $ 27 . How many dollars did she spend? 
  

5.  There are 3 paintings on each of three walls of a room. If an art gallery has 8 such rooms, how many paintings are there in its collection? 
  
