Alissa Fong

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Multiplication and Division - Problem 2

Alissa Fong
Alissa Fong

MA, Stanford University
Teaching in the San Francisco Bay Area

Alissa is currently a teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area and Brightstorm users love her clear, concise explanations of tough concepts

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American football is a sport where the distance a runner carries the ball is called yardage, and it can be positive or negative depending on whether the runner moved the ball forward or got pushed backward. In this word problem, we're trying to determine a players average yards per carry. To calculate an average, we add up all of the numbers we are given using the ideas of adding and subtracting integers, and then divide by the total number of carry opportunities the player had.

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