05 Nov '17 04:51

Maths test.

"Janell had 15 marbles. She lost some of them. How many does Janell have now?"

"Janell had 15 marbles. She lost some of them. How many does Janell have now?"

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Omaha, Nebraska, USA05 Nov '17 04:56

Some, probably.*Originally posted by @fmf***Maths test.**

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Linkenheim05 Nov '17 06:36

The number of lost marbles has to be between 2 and 14 due to grammatical reasons.*Originally posted by @fmf***Maths test.**

"Janell had 15 marbles. She lost some of them. How many does Janell have now?"

But Janell lost them, not her teacher. You are putting the blame on the worng person ðŸ˜‰- Joined
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05 Nov '17 07:544 edits

Fewer (1 mark)*Originally posted by @fmf***Maths test.**

"Janell had 15 marbles. She lost some of them. How many does Janell have now?"

Give partial credit for ‘less’- Joined
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This Thread05 Nov '17 08:57*Originally posted by @fmf***Maths test.**

"Janell had 15 marbles. She lost some of them. How many does Janell have now?"

It depends on whether they are really lost forever or whether it was just not possible to locate them at the moment the question was asked.- Joined
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05 Nov '17 09:51

How can you be sure she didn’t steal them from her brother?*Originally posted by @fmf***Answer:**

It depends on whether they are really lost forever or whether it was just not possible to locate them at the moment the question was asked.- Joined
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This Thread05 Nov '17 09:52

How can we be sure there were any marbles in the first place?*Originally posted by @drewnogal***How can you be sure she didn’t steal them from her brother?**- Joined
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05 Nov '17 09:561 edit

That could mean that Janell truly has lost her marbles.*Originally posted by @fmf***How can we be sure there were any marbles in the first place?**- Joined
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libera te ex inferis05 Nov '17 10:15*Originally posted by @fmf***Maths test.**

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This Thread05 Nov '17 10:37

The teacher said she'd lost only some of them. So someone is not telling the truth. Maths was more straightforward in my day.*Originally posted by @drewnogal***That could mean that Janell truly has lost her marbles.**- Joined
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slatington, pa, usa05 Nov '17 19:21*Originally posted by @fmf***Maths test.**

"Janell had 15 marbles. She lost some of them. How many does Janell have now?"

Y= marbles lost.

Y= 15-X.- Joined
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This Thread06 Nov '17 00:42

Discriminating against the algebra-challenged is a no no.*Originally posted by @sonhouse***X = marbles left.**

Y= marbles lost.

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oLd ScHoOl06 Nov '17 01:13

x+y=15*Originally posted by @fmf***Discriminating against the algebra-challenged is a no no.**