# Math

Sam needs to feed 10 dogs at the animal
shelter. The dog food is sold in 5 pounds. How many bags of dog food will he need to feed the dog for an entire week? Estimate your answer.(first estimate then multiply)

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1. You've left out some important information. How much food does each dog eat a day?

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2. sam needs to feed 10 dogs at the animal
shelter. The dog food is sold in 5 pounds. Each dog eats 2 pounds of dog food each day. How many bags of dog food will he need to feed the dogs for the entire week? estimate your answer.(first estimate then multiply)

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posted by Wali
3. What do you estimate the answer to be?

Now let's figure it out.
10 dogs at 2 pounds a day = ?

7 days times the total number of pounds the 10 dogs eat = ?

Finally, divide the number of pounds the 10 dogs eat in a week by 5 pounds to find the number of bags needed.

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