The four operations are addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

Representing word problems involves choosing the correct operation(s).

First, find the total number of feedings for Thursday through Saturday by multiplying the number of days, 3, by the number of feedings per day, 2.

Then, add the 1 feeding on Sunday.

Finally, set the expression equal to the variable

*t*, the total number of times Jessica's pets need to be fed.

3 × 2 + 1 = *t*