Mathematics

Question

In science class, Sara needed 8 test tubes for 3 different experiments. The first experiment required 2 test tubes and the other two experiments required the same number of test tubes. How many test tubes were needed for each of the other two experiments?

1 Answer

  • 8 test tubes
    3 experiments

    First experiment: 2 tubes

    Number of tubes for the other two experiments: 8 - 2 = 6

    Number of tubes for each experiment: 6 / 2 = 3

    Answer: 3 tests tubes were needed for each of the other two experiments.
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