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Posted by **EM** on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 7:54pm.

I am trying to help my 4th grade daughter with homework and I am stuck with this question. Please help and explain how you got the answer.

Thanks

Jill's fish weighs 8 times as much as her parakeet. Together, the pets weigh 63 ounces together. How much does the fish weigh?

A 7 ounces

B 49 ounces

C 55 Ounces

D 56 ounces

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 8:06pm8x + x = 63

9x = 63

x = 63/9

x = 7 ounces

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**EM**, Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 9:27pmThank you for explaining this to us.

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**halp**, Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 6:30pmI still don't get it. Can somebody else explain?

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**Anonymous**, Monday, October 13, 2014 at 10:41pmThe correct answer is 56oz. Take 63 and divided it by 9. That will give 7oz. So 8x7 give you 56.

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**Kaylee**, Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 1:26amA.7 ounces

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**luke**, Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 8:19pm8x7=56. 63-7=56 a 7 oz.

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**Ashley**, Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 11:12pmThe correct awnser is 56 oz. Because if u divide 9 and 63 it will be 7 then if u multiply 8x7 equals 56oz.

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