# McGraw Hill Math Grade 4 Chapter 4 Lesson 6 Answer Key Problem Solving: Variables

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## McGraw-Hill Math Grade 4 Answer Key Chapter 4 Lesson 6 Problem Solving: Variables

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Write the answer and the expression used to find it.

Question 1.
Mr. Young’s recipe calls for 6 times as much lettuce as peas. If he has 12 cups of lettuce, how many cups of peas does he need?
y × 6 = 12; 12 ÷ 6 = 2 cups of peas

Number of cups of peas he needs = 2.

Explanation:
Mr. Young’s recipe calls for 6 times as much lettuce as peas.
Number of cups he has of lettuce = 12.
Number of cups of peas he needs = Number of cups he has of lettuce  ÷ 6
= 12 ÷ 6
= 2.

Question 2.
A carousel has 8 times as many red horses as blue horses. If there are 32 red horses on the carousel, how many blue horses are there?
Number of blue horses = 4.

Explanation:
Number of red horses = 32.
A carousel has 8 times as many red horses as blue horses.
=> Number of blue horses = Number of red horses ÷ 8
= 32 ÷ 8
= 4.

Question 3.
Meg has 36 oranges. She puts them into 4 bags. If she puts an equal number of oranges in each bag, how many oranges are in each bag?