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Alex has 15 friends. She has 36 chocolate cookies. She wants each friends to have 3 chocolate cookies. how many more cookies does she need?

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15 * 3 = 45

45 - 36 = ?

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thanks!

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how did you go about translating?

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What do you want to translate?

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how did you know it was multiplicaton instead of division or addition

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and so on

But it's certainly quicker to multiply the number of friends by the number of cookies each should get.

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great thanks!

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You're welcome.

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