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Posted by **Jennifer** on Monday, February 7, 2011 at 11:31pm.

- 4th grade math -
**helper**, Monday, February 7, 2011 at 11:35pmI am not sure if a 4th grader would solve the problem as follows.

x = apple slices

3x = orange slices

x + 3x = 32

4x = 32

x = 8

x = 8 apple slices

3x = 3(8) = 24

24 + 8 = 32

- 4th grade math -
**Jennifer**, Monday, February 7, 2011 at 11:38pmThank you! :)

- 4th grade math -
**MattsRiceBowl**, Monday, February 7, 2011 at 11:38pmEasiest way to start to learn how to do this is like this.

Write down 3 "o"s then one "a"

ooo

a

Now you have 4 of everything. Keep doing that until you have 32.

oooooo

aa

There is 8.

How many do you end up with?

(Note: there is a way to do this with math and algebra, but it's usually not taught in 4th grade. Right now, get the visual sense of what is happening.)

- 4th grade math -
**lola**, Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 11:49am32

x3

=96

- 4th grade math -
**Right Answer**, Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 11:12pm1 apple slice, 3 orange slice, plus

1 apple slice, 3 orange slice, plus

1 apple slice, 3 orange slice, plus

1 apple slice, 3 orange slice, plus

1 apple slice, 3 orange slice, plus

1 apple slice, 3 orange slice, plus

1 apple slice, 3 orange slice, plus

1 apple slice, 3 orange slice, plus

equals 32 slices

also eguals 2 whole apples and 6 whole oranges. :P

- 4th grade math -
**Miranda**, Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 7:28pmIf you have 1/3 what are two equivalent fractions for this problem

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**sue**, Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 7:31pm96

- 4th grade math -
**Anonymous**, Monday, April 25, 2011 at 4:31pmMrs. Reid brought 32 orange and apple slices to her daughter's soccer practice. There were three times as many orange slices as there were apple slices. How many of each kind did she bring?

- 4th grade math -
**ksjh;s.**, Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 7:05pmshe brought 24 oranges and 6 apple sclices

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**Alba**, Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 1:30am32

- 4th grade math -
**weslyn**, Monday, October 22, 2012 at 5:44pmshe brought 24 oranges and 6 apple slices yeah i know i am a A+ student

- 4th grade math -
**Alexis**, Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 6:57pmno, 8 slices of apple and 24 orange slices 32 is the amount of slices you have in total

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