MULTI-STEP PROBLEMS

Solving multi-step problems involves correctly choosing and applying operations.

Sometimes, working with different number forms is also part of problem solving.

First, find the total for the four shredders.

Now, find the total with tax.

Multiplying by 1.08 is the same as adding 8%, of the original price, to the original price.

She paid $\frac{1}{3}$ with a gift card and put the rest on a credit card.

So, $\frac{2}{3}$ of the total was put on the credit card.

$\frac{2}{3}$ × $351 = $234

First, find 85% of 30 grams.

0.85 × 30 grams = 25.5 grams

Now, find two-fifths of 25.5 grams.

$\frac{2}{5}$ × 25.5 grams = 10.2 grams

There are 10.2 grams of sugar in one serving of Jim's favorite cereal.