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April 17, 2014

April 17, 2014

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**5th grade**

Many women named Emily Hutchinson are authors. Please tell us the name of at least one of her books, and we'll try to help you find a biography.
*Wednesday, September 10, 2008 at 7:12pm*

**health**

do you know why we have to leatrn "the stuff" in 5th grade health
*Wednesday, September 10, 2008 at 3:48pm*

**5th grade math**

That depends upon how you read this problem. It should have parentheses. (25/5) * 5 = 25 But -- 25/(5*5) = 1
*Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at 11:15pm*

**5th grade math**

25/5x5= I got 25 for my ansewer
*Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at 10:46pm*

**5th grade**

A hundredth is only one-tenth of a thousandth. There are no thousandths in a hundredth.
*Sunday, September 7, 2008 at 9:02pm*

**5th grade**

In each one they are taking a smaller part to the whole. radius: diameter brass instruments : orchestra. Now can you do the other three?
*Saturday, September 6, 2008 at 1:42pm*

**5th grade**

Cross country is just that...a long race over difficult conditions... that is also what alpine skiing is. What kind of race would the slalom be equal to?
*Monday, September 1, 2008 at 2:24pm*

**5th grade**

I am working with sports analogy. I have 3 problems that I simply cannot fiqure out...Help> 1. Swimming is to butterfly as _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ is to dressage. 2. In skiing, alpine is to slalom as ______is to cross-country. 3. A mountain is to a ski jumper as a ________is to...
*Monday, September 1, 2008 at 1:39pm*

**5th Grade Math**

I am having problems with writing fractions. For example, four and fifty-six hundredths. How can I write this as a fraction? Please respond.
*Tuesday, August 26, 2008 at 6:58pm*

**5TH GRADE MATH NEED HELP ASAP**

can you help me with my math factoization
*Thursday, August 21, 2008 at 6:45pm*

**Volume**

I had taken the 7ft cubed as 7 cubed. Not knowing the difference in the two. I'm only 5th grade.
*Tuesday, May 13, 2008 at 5:57pm*

**5th Grade Math**

I need help on how to use an equation to graph? Here is an example from the text book. y=x-4 example shows x= -2 -1 1 2 y= -6 -5 -3 -2 I want know how did they show this relationship.
*Thursday, May 1, 2008 at 9:04pm*

**5TH GRADE MATH NEED HELP ASAP**

^ stands for squared. 1 ^ 1 = 1 times 1 = 1 2 ^ 2 = 2 times 2 = 4 3 ^ 3 = 3 times 3 times 3 = 27
*Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at 10:13pm*

**5TH GRADE MATH NEED HELP ASAP**

I forgot to add, the question is not stupid. No one knows what it means the first time the see it. It is always OK to ask what something means.
*Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at 10:13pm*

**5TH GRADE MATH NEED HELP ASAP**

I GO TO MARTENSDALE-ST. MARYS IN MARTENSDALE, IOWA. I DON'T WANNA SOUND STUPID BUT WHAT DOES ^ STAND FOR?
*Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at 10:09pm*

**5TH GRADE MATH NEED HELP ASAP**

One possible sequence: 1^1 2^2 3^3 etc. When series get this big so quickly, look for some possible exponent relationship.
*Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at 9:52pm*

**MATH**

I AM IN 5TH GRADE AND I HAVE AN ASSIGNMENT TO FIND THE PATTERN. THE PROBLEM IS 1,4,27,256,____. I HAVE TRIED EVERYTHING BUT CAN'T FIGURE IT OUT. PLEASE HELP!
*Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at 7:54pm*

**Language art**

I'm in 5th grade. No idea about music. My teacher asked me to write papers about music, 10-15 songs, that have interesting and good vocabulary lyrics. Help please
*Saturday, April 19, 2008 at 3:30pm*

**5th grade math**

For multiplying, you don't need to find a common denominator. Just multiply both numbers across. You'll get 18 x 3 over 5 (since 5 x 1 = 5). What do you get? ??
*Monday, March 17, 2008 at 8:17pm*

**5th grade math**

how do I multiply 18 x 3/5= 18/1 x 3/5, do i find common denominator, then straight across?
*Monday, March 17, 2008 at 8:14pm*

**math**

5th grade math.. convert 95*C to *F = 6/7 x 14 = 12? 7 3/5 / 1 1/5= 19 3/8 - 4 3/4= Help
*Sunday, March 16, 2008 at 10:26pm*

**reading**

How does my daughter get help with her 5th grade reading Comprehention through Jiskha?
*Friday, January 18, 2008 at 7:44am*

**science**

I'm in 5th grade they don't let us take home the books - If in Charles's law when temperature of a gas increases if you keep pressure constant then what happens?
*Sunday, January 13, 2008 at 10:35pm*

**5th Grade Math Problem**

Oh, sorry -- I didn't read the problem carefully. Please follow Ms. Sue's directions.
*Tuesday, January 8, 2008 at 9:19pm*

**5th grade writing assignment**

IT lives it's destiny rather quickly, doesn't it? Six or seven years growing, to be used up in a few weeks. Such is the nature of Glory, I think.
*Tuesday, January 8, 2008 at 7:19pm*

**5th grade writing assignment**

I need some ideas on a story about a Christmas Tree. A short and simple idea would be great!
*Tuesday, January 8, 2008 at 7:03pm*

**5th Grade Math Problem**

1 = 4 -- (1 * 3) + 1 = 4 2 = 7 -- (2 * 3) + 1 = 7 4 = 13 -- (4 * 3) + 1 = 13 Check out the other numbers to see if that pattern is the same for them.
*Thursday, December 20, 2007 at 6:53pm*

**Social Studies**

Where is a good place for me to find help with 5th grade social studies homework? I am having difficulty with U.S. History, Rise of businesses, time period: 1850-1915. Thanks!
*Monday, December 3, 2007 at 8:54pm*

**Business**

Question: Describe your 2 audiences and state the specific purpose of each message. Answer: the 1st audience is the superintendent - the purpose is to persaude the superintendent why h/she should invite our organziation to make a presentation to the 5th graders to compete in ...
*Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 9:55pm*

**S.S**

how did general washington trick general cornwallis
*Thursday, October 11, 2007 at 9:27pm*

**S.S**

why did the victory by the british at guilfird courthouse in north carolina seem more like a defeat to the british
*Thursday, October 11, 2007 at 8:59pm*

**5th grade math**

6/10 = 0.6 You can use a calculator and divide the top number by the bottom number to find its decimal equivalent.
*Wednesday, October 10, 2007 at 6:36pm*

**math**

There are many 5th-grade math books. I suggest you urge your son to bring home his math book tomorrow, do the problems, and turn his assignment in late.
*Wednesday, September 19, 2007 at 9:32pm*

**5th grade science**

What volume of helium would be in a baloon the size of a soft drink? The same volume that the soft drink occupies.
*Monday, March 5, 2007 at 5:16pm*

**literature**

Can you please help me make new words from the following: views, player, remote, exits, lacees and newer. I had fifty and just can't figure these out. Thank You...........Destiny 5th grade See answer above -- same question posted by Anonymous! =)
*Wednesday, February 7, 2007 at 6:10pm*

**5th grade math**

On each bounce a ball reaches 4/5 of the height of its previous bounce.How high will the ball bounce on its 3rd bounce? Also, how many bounces will it take the ball to bounce to a height that is less than 1/2 of the height of the first bounce?
*Monday, April 7, 2014 at 5:50pm*

**5th Grade Math**

Keith played some games of chess at a tournament. He recorded the results of the games on the table shown. Game Results: Number of Games TIES 4 WINS 12 Losses 4 If Keith plays 10 more games, how many of the 10 games is he likely to win? A. 6 games B. 8 games C. 4 games D. 2 games
*Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 7:36pm*

**5th grade math **

Samara keeps her collection of hair bows in a box. She has 20 white bows, 20 red bows, 15 yellow bows, 25 green bows, and 20 pink bows. If she pulls out 1 bow at random, what is the probability the bow will be yellow? Can someone show me how to work this problem out?
*Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 7:23pm*

**MATH**

so 1/4 in fourth and 1/4 in fifth grade 1 = 2/5 * 400 = 2 * 80 = 160 grade 2 = 2/8 * 400 = 2 * 50 = 100 grade 3 = 1/10 *400 = 1 * 40 = 40 grade 4 = 1/8 * 400 = 1 * 50 = 100 grade 5 = 1/8 * 400 = 1 * 50 = 100 grade 2 is 2/8 which is 1/4 by the way, sme as grades 4 and 5
*Monday, March 24, 2014 at 3:23pm*

**math(QUESTION)**

Suzan has a 69 as her grade in a class. If she does a quiz worth 9% of her grade what will her grade be?
*Friday, March 7, 2014 at 11:13am*

**Math-5th grade.HELP!**

5/6 = 10/12 <~~right? 1/4 gallon in 5 seconds = 1 gallon in 20 seconds <~~right? (Do you see why?) How long will it take to fill the tank to the 10-gallon mark?
*Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 1:43pm*

**5th grade math**

In the multiplication problem at the right different letters stand for different digits, and ABC and DBC each represent a three digit number. What number does DBC represent? Two answer possible; give one
*Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 12:20pm*

**5th Grade Math**

I didn't see how to turn that problem into a word problem on that page. Doesn't mean it's not there, I just didn't see it. She knows how to multiply the problem, it's coming up with a word problem that she can't see out of it. :)
*Monday, February 24, 2014 at 8:08pm*

**5th Grade Math**

This site shows how to multiply fractions. http://www.mathsisfun.com/fractions_multiplication.html Of course, you are right.
*Monday, February 24, 2014 at 8:02pm*

**Math 5th grade**

Hi No any grid except rectangle and circle. Inside the circle, number 9 ,12, 24 placed look like a equilateral triangle, which 12 is at the top,9 is the left and 24 is the right .thanks
*Monday, February 17, 2014 at 3:37pm*

**Math 5th grade**

Thanks for your help. But I do not see any relate between numbers. Draw a rectangle : 10 on bottom left then 16 on top left, 23 on other top corner. Draw a circle inside rectangle . Inside the circle: 9 on left, 12 on top, and 24 on right side. Help.
*Monday, February 17, 2014 at 12:00pm*

**Math 5th grade**

I am just guessing because I can not see your picture 8 with 9 in the circle 11 between circle and 10 corner 13,14,15 between circle and 16 corner 17,18,19,20,21,22 between 16 corner and 23 corner
*Monday, February 17, 2014 at 11:40am*

**Math 5th grade**

Look for a pattern. Have a rectangle with number 10, 16 and 23 in the corners.the circle in side with 9, 12 and 24. Place the numbers from 8 to 26 either inside or outside the circle according to the pattern shown. Please help!!!
*Monday, February 17, 2014 at 11:30am*

**5th Grade Math**

(60/70) + (84/70) = 144/70 = 2 4/70 = 2 2 /35 (6/7) * (12/10) = 72/70 = 1 2/70 = 1 1/35
*Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 5:39pm*

**5th grade math**

well, does C work? 2+2=4 4+6=10 10+2=28? Nope 10+6=28? Nope You can see the numbers grow at an increasing rate. So, A and C cannot work. D is clearly wrong, so let's try B. 3x2-2 = 4 4x3-2 = 10 10x3-2 = 28 Looks like B to me.
*Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 6:11am*

**5th grade math**

A list of numbers represents the following pattern: For each number after the first, multiply the previous number by itself, and then subtract that number. Which list does NOT represent that pattern? A. 1,1,1,1, and so on B. 2,2,2,2, and so on C. 3,6,30,870, and so on D. 4,12,...
*Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 9:26pm*

**5th grade math**

A list of numbers represents the following pattern: For each number after the first, multiply the previous number by itself, and then subtract that number. Which list does NOT represent that pattern? A. 1,1,1,1, and so on B. 2,2,2,2, and so on C. 3,6,30,870, and so on D. 4,12,...
*Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 8:02pm*

**5th grade math**

Tia collected $10 for a walk-a-thon and $ 5 from each friend. What is the total amount of donations she collected from 4 friends? Is my answer below correct? Friend - 1,2,3,4 Donations - $5, $5, $5, $5 = $20 Answer is $20 from 4 friends.
*Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 9:41pm*

**5TH GRADE MATH PLEASE HELP**

Draw an equation or function table. The cost of shipping mittens purchased online is $2 plus $6 for each of pair of mittens. What is the total cost of buying 5 pairs? P = pair of mittens. Can you please help me with this problem?
*Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 9:23pm*

**5th grade math**

Draw an equation or function table. The cost of shipping mittens purchased online is $2 plus $6 for each of pair of mittens. What is the total cost of buying 5 pairs? P = pair of mittens. Can you please help me with this problem?
*Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 8:06pm*

**Elementary Math**

This is going to seem like a simple question but how do i solve this without dividing.. 5th grade math mom Question: Lester's car can go 15.4 miles on 1 gallon of gas. How far can he go on 0.7 gallons? Thanks
*Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 11:38pm*

**MATH**

I agree with ^ and fractions are not my favorite units but I'm only in 5th grade and have a lot of fractions in my future. Just try and trust me ( a complete stranger ). :)
*Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 2:53pm*

**HELP MS.SUE MATH 5TH GRADE**

(60 + 2) * 10 62 * 10 620 inches by the way 620/12 = 51 8/12 feet = 51 feet and 8 inches
*Sunday, December 15, 2013 at 4:38pm*

**Math 5th grade**

Mrs. Rodriguez mixed water and plant food in a container and filled the container until it measured 6/8 gallon. She poured 4/8 gallon of the mixture on her geraniums and 1/8 gallon on her petunias. How much of the mixture did she have left after pouring ot on her plants?
*Monday, December 9, 2013 at 7:45pm*

**5th grade math**

Justin and jamal are playing a game with fraction tiles. When the bell rings for recess, the boys count their tiles. Justin started with 15 tiles. He lost 6 to Jamal. What fraction of his tiles does Justin have left?
*Monday, December 9, 2013 at 7:21pm*

**5th grade math**

Derek is building a bird feeder to sell at a crafts fair. He is using a board that is 4 feet long. He will cut one piece that is 2 feet long for the base. Then he will use the rest of the board and cut it into two pieces of equal length for the sides. If he puts the and one of...
*Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 10:14pm*

**5th grade Math**

Dr. Gallo's waiting room has a total of 18 magazines, including 3 fashion magazines. There are 5 more cooking magazines than there are decorating magazines. How many decorating magazines are there? You can use cubes to act out the problem.
*Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:38pm*

**5th grade Math**

if you were using cubes, you'd start out with 3 cubes for the fashion. Then gather cubes together for the others, with 5 extras for the cooking. Start adding in cubes until you get a total of 18: f d c 3 1 6 3 2 7 3 3 8 3 4 9 3 5 10 <---------!!
*Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 11:57am*

**5th grade Math**

Dr. Gallo's waiting room has a total of 18 magazines, including 3 fashion magazines. There are 5 more cooking magazines than there are decorating magazines. How many decorating magazines are there? You can use cubes to act out the problem.
*Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 10:02am*

**5th Grade Math**

Danielle and her brother went to the town carnival. Together, they won 15 prizes. Danielle won 9 of them. What fraction did her brother win? If there had been only 10 prizes won, how many would her brother have won if the fractions were equivalent? Can you please show me how ...
*Monday, November 25, 2013 at 7:34pm*

**5th Grade Math**

Her brother won 6 out of 15. 6/15 = 0.4 Multiply this by 100: 0.4*100 = 40% If there were only 10 prizes, and her brother won 40% of them, then he won 4 prizes. 10*0.4 = 4 Hope that helps!
*Monday, November 25, 2013 at 3:11pm*

**5th Grade Math**

Danielle and her brother went to the town carnival. Together, they won 15 prizes. Danielle won 9 of them. What fraction did her brother win? If there had been only 10 prizes won, how many would her brother have won if the fractions were equivalent?
*Monday, November 25, 2013 at 3:05pm*

**5TH GRADE MATH**

John placed 128 beads in equal rows to make an art project. His friend Mark used 125 beads to make a similar project. Is it possible for their projects to contain the same number of beads in a row? Please show and explain the answer.
*Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 6:27pm*

**5th grade math**

h+f = 120 h+p = 230 p = 6f h+6f = 230 h+6(120-h) = 230 h+720-6h = 230 -5h = -490 h = 98
*Friday, November 22, 2013 at 6:38pm*

**5th grade math**

Hannah and Francine have $120. Hannah and Peter have $230. Peter has 6 times as much money as Francine. How much money does Hannah have?
*Friday, November 22, 2013 at 6:28pm*

**math**

1)on the 7th grade honor review exam, student were asked to create a power with a base of 3 that is greater than 9 but less then 3 to the 5th power . two powers that student created show below. Describe why each of the solutions is incorrect 5 to the 3rd power 3 to the 2nd power
*Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 9:53pm*

**5th grade math**

At a supermarket, pineapple juice sells at $1 per pint (16 ounces). Greg wants to buy eighteen 40-ounce cans of pineapple juice from the supermarket. How much dose he have to pay altogether?
*Monday, November 18, 2013 at 7:37pm*

**5th grade math parent**

3 2/3 (7/8 + 2 1/5) = (3 2/3)(7/8) + (3 2/3)(2 1/5) = (11/3)(7/8) + (11/3)(11/5) = 77/24 + 121/15 = 385/120 + 968/120 = 1353/120 = 11 33/120 = 11 11/40
*Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 12:16am*

**Math 5th grade**

1. 16/40, 24/60 2. 24/30, 36/45 3. 24/40, 36/60
*Monday, November 11, 2013 at 9:05pm*

**Math 5th grade**

Factors of 12: 1, 12, 2, 6, 3, 4 Factors of 16: 1, 2, 4 (and others) Factors of 14: 1, 2 (and others)
*Monday, November 4, 2013 at 8:06pm*

**6th grade math**

Thanks! 18. One person in my class will call 3 people, and each of those people will contact 3 other people, and so on. How many people will be contacted in the 5th round? Write your answer in exponent form and find the value. Ans: 3^5 = 243 Still don't understand #15 ...
*Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 11:53am*

**math 5th grade**

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*Friday, November 1, 2013 at 5:56pm*

**math 5th grade**

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*Friday, November 1, 2013 at 5:55pm*

**math 5th grade**

http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1383301868
*Friday, November 1, 2013 at 5:19pm*

**math 5th grade**

Jill has 5 pictures to hang on her wall she wants to hang one picture in the center if the picture remains the same how many diffrent ways can she hang the other pictures
*Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 10:16pm*

**5TH GRADE MATH**

SIXTY-SEVEN STUDENTS ARE GOING ON A FIELD TRIP TO THE ZOO. THE PRINCIPAL NEEDS TO DECIDE HOW MANY CARS AND VANS ARE NEEDED TO TRANSPORT THE STUDENTS. EACH CAR CAN SEAT 5 STUDENTS AND EACH VAN SEATS 9. THE PRINCIPAL WOULD LIKE TO USE THE FEWEST NUMBER OF VEHICLES POSSIBLE. HOW ...
*Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 8:25pm*

**math**

charlie used his cell phone for a total of 1216 minutes in one month. if he talked the same number of minutes each day, what is the best estimate for his daliy minute usage? A. 4,000 minutes B. 400 minutes C. 40 minutes D. 4 minutes PLEASE HELP ME IF I DONT GET THIS QUESTION I...
*Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 4:01pm*

**5th grade religion**

Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah
*Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 9:08pm*

**5th Grade Math**

Assuming he want to arrange the pens in a 4x4 square with shared fences between the pens, then he needs (48)(5) + (36)(5) = 420 If the pens are separate, each needing 4 sides of fencing, and all 9x12, then he needs (16)*2(9+12) = 672 If there are 16 pens, each measuring 3x36, ...
*Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 4:02pm*

**5th grade math**

player b's longest home run distance is 500 ft.There are 5,280 ft. in mi.How many home runs would players B need to hit at his longest distance
*Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 11:25pm*

**math**

5th grade math parent. This will sound dumb but.... 5/7 1/2 and 3/14. The sum is 1 3/7 correct? The question reads MArshall surveyed his classmates and found 5/7 have a sister, 1/2 have a brother, and 3/14 do not have siblings. The question is: Why does it make sense for the ...
*Monday, September 30, 2013 at 1:55am*

**math**

5th grade math parent. This will sound dumb but.... 5/7 1/2 and 3/14. The sum is 1 3/7 correct? The question reads MArshall surveyed his classmates and found 5/7 have a sister, 1/2 have a brother, and 3/14 do not have siblings. The question is: Why does it make sense for the ...
*Monday, September 30, 2013 at 1:54am*

**5th grade math**

build my number. the digit in the thousandths place is twice the number in the tenths place. my hundredths value is an odd number. my total value is more than two dimes but less than 2 quarters.
*Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 11:15pm*

**5th grade math**

I need to use quarters, dimes, nickles and pennies to make the following: $1.53 in 12 coins $2.53 in 20 $2.32 in 15 coins $2.00 in 22 $1.45 in 10 coins $1.76 in 16 coins $0.85 in 11 coins $1.01 in 12 coins $1.29 in 15 coins
*Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 10:48pm*

**5th grade math help**

a bead shop sells wooden beads for 3 dollars each and glass beads for 7 dollars each Write a function rule to represent the total selling price of wooden (w) and glass (g) beads. Is it W t G = 10 ??? or 3 t 7 = 10 ???
*Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 10:32pm*

**5th grade math**

Jasmine has eight packs of candlewax to make sense Candels each pack contains 14 ounces of wax Jasmine uses 7 ounces of wax to make one candle. how many candles can she make
*Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 4:20pm*

**5th grade math**

suppose you are building a fence for a garden in your yard. your yard is 50 ft wide and has an area of 500 square ft. your father has 88 feet of garden fencing,so your garden has to have a perimeter of 88 ft. how big an area would you set aside for your garden?
*Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 10:54pm*

**5th grade math**

Huh??? "your father has 88 feet." A = length times width 500 = length * 50 500/50 = length 10 = length
*Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 10:09pm*

**5th grade math**

suppose you are building a fence for a garden in your yard. your yard is 50 ft wide and has an area of 500 square ft. your father has 88 feet. how big an area would you set aside for your garden?
*Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 10:05pm*

**Math- 5th grade**

Shauna baked bread rolls to sell at a school fair. 2/5 of the rolls were chocolate rolls, 1/3 were raisin rolls, 1/4 of the remainder were strawberry rolls, and the rest were vanilla rolls. What fraction of the rolls were vanilla rolls?
*Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 1:03am*

**algebra 2**

20+20 + 12+12 + ... 40 + 24 + ... a = 40, r=.6 Assuming that "after the 5th bounce" means "immediately the 5th bounce", S5 = 40(1-.6^5)/(1-.6) = 92.224 ft
*Friday, May 10, 2013 at 10:30am*

**5th grade Language Arts**

I was given an assignment to add suffixes ( -ible, -ive, and -ion) to certain root words. I can't seem to find any words for post using the above suffixes. I've tried searching dictionary and roots with post. Are there any words that can be made without changing the ...
*Monday, May 6, 2013 at 7:56pm*

**5th grade math**

pilar has 4 marbles in a bag .they are green,red,blue,and yellow.she chooses a marble without looking,replaces it,and then chooses another marble.if she wants to get a green marble exactly 1 time out out of the 2 draws,how many favorable outcomes are possible?
*Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 1:33pm*

**5th grade math (word problems)**

It's simpler to work with dozens than with 48. (Too many numbers) You know you'll only need one fourth as much flour for one dozen cookies. Let's work it this way. Cross multiply and solve for x. 4 / (1 1/2) = 1 / x 4x = 1 1/2 x = (1 1/2) / 4 x = 3/2 * 1/4 x = 3/8 ...
*Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 5:32pm*

**5th grade math (word problems)**

Problem: A receipe for 4 dozen cookies requires 1 1/2 cups of flour. How much flour is needed for 1 dozen? work: 4 divided by 1 1/2 = 4/1 x 3/2 = 4/1 x 2/3 = 8/3 cups of flour Can you explain why i don't need to change 4 dozen to 48 and then divide by 1 1/2?
*Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 5:25pm*

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