Posted by **agnes** on Sunday, January 4, 2009 at 9:54pm.

Using Multiplication to Solve Equations

9-Y5 had only packed 1/8 of the meals he was supposed to pack. The astronut had only been given 3 3/4 meals. How many meals should 9y-5 have packed for the astronut?

- math 6th grade -
**Don**, Sunday, January 4, 2009 at 10:13pm
ok well since 3 3/4 is only 1/8 of what 9-Y5 has packed. You should multiply 3 3/4 by 8 which should equal 30.

3 3/4 X 8 = 30

So 30 meals should be packed for the astronut.

- math 6th grade -
**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, January 4, 2009 at 10:15pm
Do this problem the same way as I showed you for the last problem. Hint: the answer is between 24 and 32.

We'll be glad to check your answer.

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