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I've never been good at creating equations for word problems in Math, so I really need help! Thanks!

 

Problem:

Christine has already knit 19 centimeters of scarf, and can knit 1 centimeter each night. How many nights will Christine have to spend knitting in order to knit a total of 30 centimeters of scarf?

RedGlasses  Oct 24, 2017
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19 + 1 * x = 30

 

x = 11

supermanaccz  Oct 24, 2017
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Help me too? 

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Thanks, supermanaccz! Thanks for replying so quickly and helping me! It means so much to me that people are able to reply quickly to really urgent homework help!

 

Thanks!

 

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RedGlasses  Oct 24, 2017
edited by RedGlasses  Oct 24, 2017
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Here is the problem worded differently.

 

19 centimeters + how many = 30? 

Remember, one night = 1 centimeter 

 

Now we just count how many nights it will take to get from 19 to 30 centimeters.

 

SOLUTION = 11 nights

 

Hope that helps!

 

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Mr.Owl  Oct 24, 2017
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Thanks, Mr. Owl, for the help. Thank you for making the problem sound so much less complicated. It makes a little more sense to me now.

 

Thank You!

 

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RedGlasses  Oct 24, 2017
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You are very welcome, and keep those questions rolling!

Mr.Owl  Oct 24, 2017
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Will do, Mr. Owl. Will do. laugh

RedGlasses  Oct 25, 2017
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No problem, just let me know if you need help with anything else!

supermanaccz  Oct 24, 2017

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