Tutor profile: Keeley R.
A box has the dimensions of 3 inches wide by 4 inches high by 5 inches long. What is the volume of the box?
To solve this problem you would use the equation for finding volume of a rectangular prisim (box). This equation is: Volume= length x width x height The solution to this equation is 3 x 4 x 5 = 60 inches cubed
Subject: Basic Math
Dan has 6 cats. Each cat has 4 legs. How many legs are there all together?
This problem can be solved using a few different strategies. The problem that will need to be solve is 6x4. There is an example for each strategy below: Repeated Addition or Skip Counting: 4+4+4+4+4+4=24 Array: Create an array using 6 rows of 4 and then count how many all together XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX = 24 Picture Model: Draw a picture to represent the problem. This could mean drawing six cats with four legs each and then counting the total number of legs or simply drawing six circles and putting four dots in each and then counting up how many. The final answer to this problem would be 24 legs.
Sam is renting a boat. The cost to rent the boat is $120 plus $12 for each hour the boat is rented. If Sam paid $180, how many hours did she rent the boat for?
To solve this problem you would first write an equation. The equation would represent the $120 to rent the boat plus the $12 per hour, which would be the variable, and the total of this would be $180. The equation would look like this: 120+12x=180 After writing the equation, you would then solve for x by moving everything else to the other side of the equation. Start by subtraction 120 from each side to make your equation look like this: 12x=60 The next step would be to divide each side by 12. This would give us our final answer for how many hours the boat was rented for: x=5 Final Answer: Sam rented the boat for 5 hours
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