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November 23, 2014

Posted by **Jess** on Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 6:06pm.

Walter wrote this number model: 8 x (4+4)=64

Explain what Walter's mistake.

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**Lena**, Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 6:14pm1 Bag = 4 Gifts

Total # of party bags = 8

Total # of part bags + Denis = 9

So originally the # of gifts without Denis would have the following equation:

8 x 4 = 32

Now that Denis is coming we have 9 party bags:

9 x 4 = 36

OR

(8 x 4) + 4 = 36

So you see that the mistake is where Walter placed his brackets. Does this make sense?

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**Jess**, Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 6:19pmOh I get it now, okay thank you very much!!

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**Lena**, Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 6:26pmNo problem :)

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