Practice!

Sample Problem

Jimmy’s ladder is 18 feet tall. Larry’s ladder is 4 feet taller than Jimmy’s. Tim’s ladder is 3 feet shorter than Jimmy’s.

How many feet tall is Larry’s ladder?  feet

How many feet tall is Tim’s ladder?  feet

Solution

Jimmy’s ladder: 18 feet

Larry’s ladder: 18 + 4 = 22 feet

Tim’s ladder: 18 - 3 = 15 feet