Posted by **charlie** on Monday, March 9, 2009 at 11:09pm.

Ms Writeacher my math work book which is a fifth grader Harcourt Math Practice Workbook does not say what Tues so my mon think it has to be the same Tues in the week of the other days

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, March 9, 2009 at 11:22pm
Here's your question:

"kirk grew a crystal in science class. On monday it was 13/16 inch tall. it had grown 1/4 inch bet friday and monday. It had grown 1/2 inch between Tues and Fri. How tall was Kirk'a crystal on Tues?"

The crystal was 9/16 inch on Friday.

13/16 = 4/16 = 9/16

It grew 2/16 inch each day.

On the previous Tuesday, it must have been 3/16 inch.

9/16 - 6/16 = 3/16

On the following Tuesday (after it was 13/16 inch) it was 15/16 inch.

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