Alero S.

asked • 11/05/12

How to write it out in Expression with parentheses

Challenge:  Allison buys 16 treats for her pet bird and 8 treats for her fish.  Hansen buys 6 treats for his pet cat and 14 treats are packd in each of 4 containers.  How many more treats does Allison pack in each container than Hansen?  Explain

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Rebecca B. answered • 11/05/12

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Chris S.

I can see the idea in this answer but it assumes more than the question states. The question asks how many are packed in "each" container by Allison. Furthermore, it doesn't ask how many "more are packed by Allison and it says nothing about how she distributes them in the containers. Rebecca may be right about what the question is after but if she is right then this is a very poorly written question.


Rebecca B.

good point Chris I misread it.



Chris S. answered • 11/05/12

5 (1)

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