When Mary was born she weighed 8lbs, when she was 10 yrs old she weighed 10 times as much. How much did she weigh when she was 10 yrs old?


Anonymous, some college

8x10=80 answer is 80lbs

Brian Monetti, I work at Noodle Education!

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This is a multiplication word problem. You will want to convert the question into an equation which you can solve. This video can help: https://www.noodle.com/learn/details/60673/solve-multiplication-word-problems-using-algebraic-thinking-4oa3 Your equation will look like: (8lbs) X (10) = (Weight when she is 10 years old)

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