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How many total fish did he catch all 3 days?

Jack caught 14 fish on Saturday and twice as much fish on Sunday. When he went fishing on Monday, he caught 1/2 of the fish he caught on Saturday and Sunday combined.

Asked by Geotill, Last updated: Sep 21, 2020

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Matz Lewis Clark

Matz Lewis Clark

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Matz Lewis Clark
Matz Lewis Clark, College student, Graduation, Orlando

Answered Jan 29, 2019

The correct answer to this question is 63. To answer this question, start with the data you are given. On Saturday, Jack caught 14 fish. He caught twice as many fish on Sunday, so take 14 times 2 to find the "doubled" amount - 28 fish.

To recap, Jack caught 14 fish on Saturday and 28 fish on Sunday. On Monday, Jack caught half the number of the total fish he caught on Saturday and Sunday, so take 14 plus 28 (equals 42 for both days) and divide by 2. This equation gives you 21 fish for Monday. Finally, add all three totals together: 14 + 28 + 21 = 63.

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John Adney

John Adney

John Adney
John Adney

Answered Mar 13, 2017

63 fishes is the correct answer.

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John Smith

John Smith

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John Smith

Answered Jan 23, 2017

63 fish
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