Posted by **asia** on Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 5:33pm.

the grocer puts 3 green peppers in each of 8 packages. He puts 5 green peppers in the ninth package. How many green peppers des the grocer have?

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 5:35pm
It's your turn now, Asia. I did your last couple of problems for you.

What is your answer? Why?

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**asia**, Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 5:37pm
i think its 8*3+5 is this right

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 5:39pm
Yes. Your problem would be clearer if you showed it this way.

(8 * 3) + 5

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**asia**, Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 5:41pm
thank u very much

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 5:42pm
You're very welcome.

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