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johneross
johneross asks:
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3a + a = 4a how do you get 4a

3a + a = 4a how did you get the 1
In Topics: Helping my child with reading
> 60 days ago

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Gr4Teach
Gr4Teach writes:
The "a" is the same as 1a, and 3 + 1 = 4.  Thus, 4a.
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missgigimeowcat
missgigimeo... , Teacher, Parent writes:
3a + (1)a = 4a     The one is implied, as no other number precedes the single variable (a) in the problem.
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addyrr
addyrr writes:
if a represented apples (easy refrence) and you have 3apples and your friend gives you another, then wouldn't you have 4 apples? for a young child using actual apples would help them learn. :D
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shweta2rts
shweta2rts , Student, Parent writes:
Let a = 1pen
than 3a = 3 x 1pen = 3 pen
therefore 3a+a = 3 pen+1 pen =4 pen
than we can wirte 4 pen = 4 x 1 pen = 4a  [ because 1pen=a ]
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