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Adam's Homework

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Adam's Homework

This is Adam’s homework. Read the problem. Then look at his work.

  • Ricky has 133 goldfish. He wants to put them into 9 fish tanks. If he distributes the fish equally among the fish tanks, how many fish should he put in each tank?
  • How can you tell, just by looking, that Adam did not follow the usual rules of long division?
  • Solve the problem using the usual rules of long division. Label each number in your solution to show what it represents.
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