Clint Brandlee, October 2017

Posted: 10/23/2017

Clint tells us about his farm and soybean harvest!

October 2017

Core Content Standard & Question 4.OA.2 Multiply or divide to solve word problems involving multiplicative comparison, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem, distinguishing multiplicative comparison from additive comparison. 

Clint told us that he has 140 acres of soybeans, and his average yield is 45 bushels an acre. Each bushel of soybeans weighs 60 pounds. How many pounds of soybeans will Clint have when harvest is complete?

Teacher Resource: Dissect a soybean lesson plan!