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anonymous
 one year ago
Linda had been collecting stamps for 5 weeks and had 25 stamps in her stamp book. Her book holds 64 stamps. She then began purchasing 3 stamps each week.
What was the total number of weeks that it took Linda to fill her stamp book?
anonymous
 one year ago
Linda had been collecting stamps for 5 weeks and had 25 stamps in her stamp book. Her book holds 64 stamps. She then began purchasing 3 stamps each week. What was the total number of weeks that it took Linda to fill her stamp book?

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butterflydreamer
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Filled book = 64 stamps 5 weeks = 25 stamps. So first calculate how many more stamps she has left to collect if she want to fill the book up :)

butterflydreamer
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Number of stamps left to collect = No. of stamps in filled book  25 stamps Number of stamps left to collect = 64  25 = ?

butterflydreamer
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yep :) so number of stamps left to collect = 39 We want to find how many weeks it will take to collect 39 stickers if she collects them at 3 stickers per week.

butterflydreamer
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so 39 divided by 3 = ?

butterflydreamer
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yesss :D now total number of weeks = 5 weeks + 13 weeks = ?

butterflydreamer
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you're welcome ^_^
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