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There is often more than one way to solve a problem.

Way 1 Multiply 15 x 3 = 45 sit-ups

Way 2 Add 15 + 15 + 15 = 45 sit-ups

Way 3 Draw a picture

Answer 45 sit-ups

Way 1 Divide 56 7 = 8 rows

Way 2 Add 7 + 7 + 7 + 7 + 7 + 7 + 7 + 7 = 56

Answer 8 rows

Way 1 Subtract $20.00- $17.83 = $2.17

Way 2 Count up $17.83: 7 pennies, 1 dime, 2 dollar bills $0.07 + $0.10 + $2.00 = $2.17

Answer $2.17

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