Posted by Moby on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 12:27am.
Is the product of 8 x 5 1/2
40 1/2 ?

Math 6  Steve, Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 11:18am
No, it's 8(5 + 1/2) = 8*5 + 8 * 1/2 = 40 + 4 = 44
you did 8(5) + 1/2
another way:
5 1/2 = 11/2
8*11/2 = 88/2 = 44

Math 6  Moby, Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 12:52pm
Thank you I understand now : )
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