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help please! Sarah’s dad tells her she can have the greater of the following two amounts for her allowance (in dollars):
2 times the difference of 5 and 1
5 times 1 minus 2
What is Sarah’s allowance, in dollars?
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help please! Sarah’s dad tells her she can have the greater of the following two amounts for her allowance (in dollars): 2 times the difference of 5 and 1 5 times 1 minus 2 What is Sarah’s allowance, in dollars? Numerical Answers Expected
 one year ago
 one year ago

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ChlorophyllBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Do you know "the difference of 5 and 1" = ...?
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ChlorophyllBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Then " 2 times" of it = ....
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ChlorophyllBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So $8 is the first option! Do same thing for the second choice: " 1 minus 2 " = ... Then " 5 times 1 minus 2 " = ... Compare which one is higher?
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sylinanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
1 times 5 is 5 so the answer is 8 (: thank you!
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ChlorophyllBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I'm glad you keep the negative sign :)
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