Posted by **jay** on Saturday, October 24, 2009 at 3:23pm.

Dean works with baby animals at a Zoo. This week he measured a giraffe, an ape and a tiger. The tiger had grown 4 inches less than the giraffe. The giraffe had grown twice as much as the ape. The baby ape had grown 6 inches since it was measured the last time.

How many inches had the tiger grown?

show your work and explain your answer.

- 3rd grade -
**bobpursley**, Saturday, October 24, 2009 at 3:27pm
This is not third grade.

- 3rd grade -
**Helper**, Saturday, October 24, 2009 at 3:33pm
deff. not 3rd grade.. but anyways..

say tiger= giraffe-4inches

girafee= 2 x ape

ape= 6 inches

therefore,

giraffe= 2 x 6= 12 inches

therefore,

tiger= 12 inches - 4 inches =8 inches

- 3rd grade -
**Anonymous**, Saturday, October 31, 2009 at 4:42pm
The giraffe grew 12in. The tiger grew 8in.

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