Home / Math / A Bontanist Was Measuring How Tall Her Plant Grew. After Two Weeks It Had Grown 9.78 Inches. The Second Week Alone It Had Grown 2.88 Inches! How Much Did It Grow The First Week? / Question

) A botanist was measuring how tall her plant grew. After two weeks it had

9.78 inches. The second week alone it had grown 2.88 inches! How much grow the first week?

# Answer

the total that the plant grew in 2 weeks : 9.78 inches.

The second week it grew: 2.88 inches.

So to figure out , how much it grew the first week

we need to take the total that it grew the second week from the total of the 2 weeks:

9.78 - 2.88 = 6.9 inches

9.78

- 2.88

6.9