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A Zoo has two new elephants, Asia and Benji. Asia eats 1/2 ton of hay each week. Benji eats 1/4 ton of hay each week. They eat 10 pounds of green leaves a day. Asia Drinks 100 gallons of water each week and Benji drinks about 80 gallons . Hay costs $200 per ton . The green leaves cost $.50 per pound . How much money does it cost to feed Asia and Benji for one year ? Getting Started : Be Sure you understand the problem 1. What Kinds Of Food do Asia And Benji eat ? 2. How much hay does Asia eat in one week ? Benji ____________________3.How many pounds of green leaves does Asia
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A Zoo has two new elephants, Asia and Benji. Asia eats 1/2 ton of hay each week. Benji eats 1/4 ton of hay each week. They eat 10 pounds of green leaves a day. Asia Drinks 100 gallons of water each week and Benji drinks about 80 gallons . Hay costs $200 per ton . The green leaves cost $.50 per pound . How much money does it cost to feed Asia and Benji for one year ? Getting Started : Be Sure you understand the problem 1. What Kinds Of Food do Asia And Benji eat ? 2. How much hay does Asia eat in one week ? Benji ____________________3.How many pounds of green leaves does Asia
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KoblerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay so let's start with the leaves. They each eat 10 pounds per day. So that means 20 pounds per day. Multiply that by 365 days, and you get how many pounds per year they consume. Multiply that by the price per pound and you get how much it costs for the leaves per year. Then you can do a similar pattern for the hay.
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Selena2345Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Kobler What number question
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Selena2345Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The Third Question Kobler
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KoblerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Oh I was just skipping to the main question. What grade is this?
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KoblerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Also the third question cuts out.
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Selena2345Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Which Question are you talking about ?
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KoblerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Oh okay. I'll clarify. Just a minute.
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KoblerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay we can start with the numbered questions. 1) The types of food they eat are hay and leaves. They are the only things that are going to cost anything, because water is free.
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KoblerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So you don't need to pay attention to the water for these questions.
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KoblerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
2) It tells you the answers in the question. Asia eats 0.5 tons of hay per week, and Benji eats 0.25 tons of hay each week.
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Selena2345Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Can you help me with all the questions that i posted ?
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KoblerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
All of them? As in on this post? I am.
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KoblerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay. So I answered what I can without answering "How much does it cost to feed them for a full year", because Question #3 cuts off and it isn't finished.
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Selena2345Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Kobler the full question for #3 is How many pounds of green leaves does Asia eat in one day ?
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KoblerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay. Well that is in the problem introduction as well. What do you think the answer is?
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KoblerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
What do you think the answer to #3 is?
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Selena2345Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Can you help me with the rest of the questions ?
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KoblerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So now to figure out the main question of "How much does it cost to feed them for a year", you can follow my first post
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KoblerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
How many more are there?
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Selena2345Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i need help on that question
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KoblerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay. So I told you how to calculate how much it costs to feed them leaves for a year. Now you just need to figure it out for hay. How many weeks are ina year?
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KoblerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so add how many tons of hay they eat per week together (0.25+0.75), multiply that by 52, that will give you how many tons they eat per year. Then multiply that by how much it costs per ton of hay. Then add that to what you calculated for leaves.
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KoblerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Thats how many weeks are in a year.... that isnt your final answer.
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KoblerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yeah... Did you understand the rest of what I told you?
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