4th grade
posted by
dk on
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if b x w = 24, b x b = 16 what is the value of w x w?

4th grade 
Ms. Sue,
b = 4
w = 6
What is w * w?

4th grade 
dk,
24

4th grade 
Ms. Sue,
Please do the math again.
6 * 6 is not 24.

4th grade 
dk,
36 i am sorry i thought you say 4 x 6 then i put 24

4th grade 
Ms. Sue,
Yes. 36 is correct. Your problems tells you to multiply w by w.