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Dean works with baby animals at a Zoo. This week he measured a giraffe, an ape and a tiger. The tiger had grown 4 inches less than the giraffe. The giraffe had grown twice as much as the ape. The baby ape had grown 6 inches since it was measured the last time.
How many inches had the tiger grown?

deff. not 3rd grade.. but anyways..

say tiger= giraffe-4inches
girafee= 2 x ape
ape= 6 inches

therefore,
giraffe= 2 x 6= 12 inches

therefore,
tiger= 12 inches - 4 inches =8 inches

The giraffe grew 12in. The tiger grew 8in.

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