## Represent a Math Problem

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# Represent a Math Problem

Explore each of these math representations: a number line and a double number line.

- Select one representation to describe to the class.

Solve this problem. Use a number line or a double number line to help you solve it.

The cheetah at the zoo has a mass of 45 kg. This is 5 times the mass of the fisher cat.

- How many more grams is the mass of the cheetah than of the fisher cat?

The cheetah at the zoo has a mass of 45 kg. This is 5 times the mass of the fisher cat. How many more grams is the mass of the cheetah than of the fisher cat?

Mia says:

“The mass of the cheetah is 36 g more than the mass of the fisher cat.”

- Is Mia’s answer reasonable? Explain.