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## Math - Science - Business: simple, calculator-free concepts

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Hey Heather -- the pile of three is 22 ... the pile of four is 4x8 or 32 ... the 4th # is the difference in piles ==> 10  KEY CONCEPT: pile size is ave * (# of items) ... Best wishes, ma'am :)

Hey Colby -- sometimes it's the mixing "numbers and letters" making it hard ... SUGGESTION: instead of writing "x + 5 = 9" re-write "box + 5 = 9" ... what's in the box? ... "2x +5 =9" becomes "box +box +5 = 9" ... what's in each...

Hey Sun -- a) 50 north cancelled by 30+20 south ... b) 50 north offset by 30+10 south leaving 10N/12kg = 5/6 m/s/s North ... c) 50 "noon" cancelled by "5pm & 7pm" 30's (the "peace" sign) ... Regards :)

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