Posted by **daniel's mom** on Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at 8:59pm.

if you divide this number by 2 you will get 3 multiplied by 6. Subtract 3 groups of 3 and you will get 3 multiplied by 9.

I am so confused trying to help my 8 year old figure this out i have come up with 9 then 36 then 0

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at 9:06pm
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**Jim**, Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 6:44pm
Take the information that you have been give a step at atime.

3 x 6 = 18

You divide the number by 2 to get this, so the number is 36.

To confirm this take 3 x 3 (=9) from it and you will get 27.

This is equal to 3 x 9.

Hope that helps

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