# ms. sue math help

2 more, 1 . at a party of 102 people 17lb of potato salad is served .if the potato salad was equally distributed among the guess , How much potato salad will each guest have?

a friend just bought a tony hawk skateboard for 39.99. this was a savings of \$17.00 What is the original price of the skateboard ?

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1. Now it's your turn. How do you think these problems can be solved?

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2. I don't know

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3. 1. You need to find out how much salad each guest will have.
The problem has two numbers. Do you think you should add, subtract, multiply or divide? Which process will give you the most logical answer?

2. You need to find the original cost of the skateboard.
Again you have two numbers. Will adding, subtracting, multiplying or dividing give you the most logical answer?

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Ms. Sue
4. 1.divide

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5. 1. Did you get 0.166 pounds?

2. Did you get between \$50 and \$60?

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6. I got 6 oz and I got \$56.oo

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7. 1 is not correct.

2. is 56.99

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