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Two-Step Equations Using Multiplication/Division

Common Core Standards

There's one shark left. If half the sharks were eaten by bacteria and three were eaten from the remaining sharks, how many were there to begin with? The real question is, how did flesh-eating bacteria kill half the sharks so quickly? We were under the impression that sharks were pretty indestructible...

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