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.
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
- math - Ms. Sue, Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 8:06pm
8x + x = 63
9x = 63
x = 63/9
x = 7 ounces
- math - EM, Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 9:27pm
Thank you for explaining this to us.
- math - halp, Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 6:30pm
I still don't get it. Can somebody else explain?
- math - Anonymous, Monday, October 13, 2014 at 10:41pm
The correct answer is 56oz. Take 63 and divided it by 9. That will give 7oz. So 8x7 give you 56.
- math - Kaylee, Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 1:26am
- math - luke, Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 8:19pm
8x7=56. 63-7=56 a 7 oz.
- math - Ashley, Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 11:12pm
The 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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