Posted by **irma** on Friday, March 25, 2011 at 12:21am.

Write a word problem for 5 x 2 1/2 which requires the use of repeated addition model.

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**Lena**, Friday, March 25, 2011 at 12:33am
Hi Irma. Could you explain to me what the repeated addition model is? I think if I understood what the model actually is that I could help you with this problem.

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**irma**, Friday, March 25, 2011 at 12:53am
Repeated addition is like 4+4+4

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**Lena**, Friday, March 25, 2011 at 1:02am
Ok so for this you would want the person to add the number '2.5', 5 times.

So could you say something like:

Kate went to the grocery store and wanted to buy 5 apples. One apple costs $2.50. How much would Kate's total come to?

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**irma**, Friday, March 25, 2011 at 1:09am
Yes, thanks so much!

Irma

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**Lena**, Friday, March 25, 2011 at 1:10am
No problem :)

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