# Math

What is the distance between 86.25 to -17.75

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1. You have two numbers. Do you think you should
subtract?
multiply?
divide?

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Ms. Sue
2. I got 104 feet by subtracting

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3. Oh??

I get 68.5 by subtracting. But that is not the right answer for this problem.

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Ms. Sue
4. so 104 is correct?

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5. Yes, 104 is correct.

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Ms. Sue

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