Math (Connexus 6th)Unit 6

Identify an equation that models the situation and find its solution.

Kane planned to build a 53-centimeter-tall model of a building. He later decided to increase the model's height to 159 centimeters. What was the increase of the model’s height in centimeters?

A.x – 53 = 159
x = 212

B.53 + x = 159
x = 106

C.53 + x = 159
x = 102

D.x – 53 = 159
x = 53

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asked by Can you help me please(I need answers fast)
  1. what is the increase going from 9 to 12?

    use the same logic here.

    posted by Steve
  2. I am having trouble Steve can you explain it a little bit more

    posted by Can you help me please(I need answers fast)
  3. Draw a sketch of it !

    posted by Damon
  4. 9+x = 12
    x = 12-9

    same thing, different numbers.

    posted by Steve
  5. I think that it will be either B or C

    posted by Can you help me please(I need answers fast)
  6. *=== 159
    *
    * how much here ?
    *
    *
    *=== 53
    *
    *===ground = 0

    posted by Damon
  7. So the answer is B

    posted by Can you help me please(I need answers fast)
  8. yes, 53 + 106 = 159

    posted by Damon

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