Write the missing number in the box to make the equation correct.
3 × + 2 = 14
Tennis balls come in cylinders holding 3 balls. Janet has 14 balls.
Use the equation in a) to answer these questions.
How many cylinders could she completely fill with these balls? __________
How many balls would be left over? __________
Here is a similar problem:
John has 28 tennis balls altogether. A full cylinder contains 3 balls.
How many cylinders could he completely fill? __________
Write an equation similar to the one above that could be used to find out how many balls John would have left over.
Use a box to represent the number of balls left over.