Posted by **dk** on Monday, January 3, 2011 at 8:33pm.

carol FRIEND ESMERALDA IS AWAY FOR 3 DAYS.SHE ASKED CARLO TO FEED HER PET DOG TWICE A DAY.CARLO FEED HIM ONE 8-OUNCE CAN EVERY TIME HE GOES ESMERALDA'S HOUSE.

HOW MANY CANS OF FOOD DOES ESMERALDA NEED TO BUY FOR THE THREE DAY VACATION? SHOW HOW YOU CALCULATEAD YOUR ANSWER.

CARLO PLANS TO FEED THE DOG BEEF ONE DAY, CHICKEN ANOTHER DAY AND GRAINS ON ANOTHER DAY. HOW MANY DIFFEERENT 3 DAY COMBINATIONS CAN HE MAKE? LIST THE COMBINATIONS.

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, January 3, 2011 at 8:46pm
Please do not use all capital letters.

What are YOUR answers to these questions?

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**dk**, Monday, January 3, 2011 at 9:02pm
my son say this answer 1) is 8 x 3 = 24

and i think is 8 x 2 = 16

2) beef, chicken, and grains then chicken, beef, and grains then third day grains, chicken, and beef

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, January 3, 2011 at 9:12pm
The dog only eats 2 cans a day (not 8).

2 * 3 = 6 cans

The dog is eating all of one kind of food each day.

The dog could eat 6 different combinations:

beef, chicken, grain

chicken, beef, grain

beef, grain, chicken

chicken, grain, beef

grain, chicken, beef

grain, beef, chicken

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**dk**, Monday, January 3, 2011 at 9:21pm
thank you very much for every thing

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**dk**, Monday, January 3, 2011 at 9:22pm
for helping

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, January 3, 2011 at 9:26pm
You're very welcome. You are a hard worker. :-)

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