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We use many strategies when trying to solve a math problem. What strategies would you use to solve this problem?
A can of candy worms had 3 red worms, 6 blue worms, and 5 green worms. Bike4Life decided to eat 2 of the green worms. After that what were the chances of pulling a blue worm out of the can?
Write an article and tell how you would solve this problem. Post your answer please when you figure it out.
Article posted January 7, 2008 at 10:13 AM •
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3 red worms 6 blue worms 5
Comment Posted on January 11, 2008 at 12:05 PM by
the answer is 6 out of twelve
Comment Posted on January 11, 2008 at 11:59 AM by
I think that the answer is 6 chances to pull out of 9 candy worms.
Comment Posted on January 11, 2008 at 11:53 AM by
its easyyou take 3 away from green and you'll have a 6 out of 12 chance
Comment Posted on January 11, 2008 at 11:48 AM by
the answer is 6/12 because 5-2=3 and 3+3=6 and 6+6=12 and there is still 6 blue worms left
Comment Posted on January 11, 2008 at 11:47 AM by
the anwser is 6 out of 12 because if you add them at first it would equal 14 and subtract 2 equals 12. and thats the anwser
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