Posted by Wali on Thursday, December 6, 2007 at 10:36pm.
Sam needs to feed 10 dogs at the animal
shelter. The dog food is sold in 5 pounds. How many bags of dog food will he need to feed the dog for an entire week? Estimate your answer.(first estimate then multiply)

Math  Ms. Sue, Thursday, December 6, 2007 at 10:37pm
You've left out some important information. How much food does each dog eat a day?

Math  Ms. Sue, Thursday, December 6, 2007 at 10:50pm
What do you estimate the answer to be?
Now let's figure it out.
10 dogs at 2 pounds a day = ?
7 days times the total number of pounds the 10 dogs eat = ?
Finally, divide the number of pounds the 10 dogs eat in a week by 5 pounds to find the number of bags needed.
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