# Act it out and use reasoning

In one apartement building, people have a total of 16 dog, cats and bird. There are 8 dogs and three times as many cats and birds. How many cats are in the building?

1. 16-8=8

2. cats: k x 3

birds: k

3. (k x 3)+k=8

3k   +k=8

4k=8

k=2

4. dogs: 8

cats: 6

birds: 2
answered Oct 24, 2011 by anonymous
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answered Oct 22, 2012 by anonymous
My answer is nothing. I did not understand the question, is there a total of 16 or are there 16 cats? It did not make sense! My daughter did not even understand this question. Since she has a test tomorrow. Please update this with correct thinking. Thank you
answered Sep 30, 2013 by anonymous

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