Critter Care

Solution

  • McGraths' house: 8 trips in all
  • Dunns' house: 6 trips in all
  • Carbones' house: 18 trips in all
  • Quinns' house: 4 trips in all

Explanation

Family Pet Trips Each Day Number of Days Total Number of Trips to Each House
McGrath Snowball 2 4 2 x 4 = 8
Dunn Fido 2 3 2 x 3 = 6
Carbone Chow 3 6 3 x 6 = 18
Quinn Squeaky ? ? To find the number of trips to the Quinns' house, find the sum of the trips to the other houses:
8 + 6 + 18 = 32

Subtract that number from the total number of trips:
36 – 32 = 4

Lyle made 4 trips to the Quinns' house.


Houghton Mifflin Math Grade 3