These tips give parents ideas for math exercises that will develop their child's math abilities. Today’s parent tip for “mathing” with your child focuses on shapes.
Gobble gobble! It's Word Problem Wednesday AND Thanksgiving Eve, so we're celebrating with a word problem in tribute to the classic Thanksgiving staple. Solve our Turkey Day word problem and check back next week for the answer.
There are 16 ounces to a pound. If one turkey weighs 14 pounds and 15 ounces and another turkey weighs 15 pounds and 2 ounces, what is the difference in their weights?
Wishing you all a very happy Thanksgiving!
Update: We hope everyone had a lovely Thanksgiving! Here's the solution:
Fourteen pounds and 15 ounces is one ounce less than 15 pounds. Fifteen pounds and 2 ounces is 2 ounces more than 15 pounds. So, the difference is 1 + 2 = 3 ounces!
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