4 Operations on Number

The following problem was being solved by Ivan and Patricia.

$8$8 bags with $6$6 carrots in each bag were stacked on the supermarket shelf. There were $3$3 more loose carrots. How many carrots are there altogether?

a

Who was correct?

Ivan said that $8$8 bags of $6$6 carrots is $48$48 carrots, and $3$3 more carrots makes $51$51 carrots in total.

A

Patricia said that $8$8 bags of $6$6 carrots is $14$14 carrots, and $3$3 more carrots makes $17$17 in total.

B

Ivan said that $8$8 bags of $6$6 carrots is $48$48 carrots, and $3$3 more carrots makes $51$51 carrots in total.

A

Patricia said that $8$8 bags of $6$6 carrots is $14$14 carrots, and $3$3 more carrots makes $17$17 in total.

B

b

Write Ivan's correct statement using a number sentence.

Easy

Approx 2 minutes

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