Posted by **Kenya** on Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at 6:10pm.

Jim, Kim, Mim, and Tim all went fishing. They each caught ine fish, They measured each fish to the nearest inch and weighed them to the nearest pound. When they lined the fish up end to end, the fish stretched from one edge of the 6-foot-long table to the other. The four fish weighed a total of 20 lbs.

*Tim's fish was the longest, and one of only two fish that were equal of weight.

*Jim's fish was 1 inch shorter than Tim's and 1 inch longer than Kim's

*Kim's fish was the shortest and lightest. It weighed a full 2 lbs lass than Mim's

*The weight of Jim's fish and Tim's fish combined was the same as the combined weight if Mim's fish anf Kim's fish.

*The shortest fish was 1 foot, 5 inches long.

it's very tricky for me and I don't understand....^^ thx for any help

- Algebra... -
**bobpursley**, Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at 6:26pm
Of course it is tricky. First, Kims fish is 1 foot, 5 inches. Then Jims is 1 foot, 6 inches. Then Tim's fish is 1 foot, 7 inches. Then the remainder of the six feet is Mim's fish.

Now do the same with weight. Start with The fact that tim and somebody else had equal weights.

- Algebra... -
***********, Monday, April 23, 2012 at 10:29pm
But Tim has the longest fish, not Mim (t=1 ft and 5in) (m=4 ft 6 in) CONFUSED!

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- Math - : Jim Kim Mim and Tim all went fishing. They each caught one fish. They ...
- math - Jose, Paul,and Dan went fishing. It was a good day, and all three of them...
- Math - Ned caught 1/3 pound of fish. Sarah caught 5/12 pound of fish . Jessica ...
- Math - Ned caught 1/3 pound of fish. Sarah caught 5/12 pound of fish. Jessica ...
- Math - Ned caught 1/3 pound of fish. Sarah caught 5/12 pound of fish. Jessica ...
- math - Two mothers and two daughters were fishing.Thy managed to catch one big ...
- Math - If 5 fishermen catch 5 fish in 5 minutes, how many minutes will it take ...
- math - On the first day of fishing season, 70% of the 125 people fishing caught ...
- Math - On the first day of fishing season, 70% of the 125 people fishing caught ...
- math - Three hundred fish are tagged and released into a pond. A month later 100...

More Related Questions