Application Problem# How much will a baby gorilla grow?

Lesson 18. Unit 4. Grade 5 EngageNY

EngageNY8 min(s)

This Application Problem is a part of the Lesson 18, Unit 4, Grade 5. An adult female gorilla is 1.4 meters tall when standing upright. Her daughter is 3 tenths as tall. How much more will the young female gorilla need to grow before she is as tall as her mother? With reference to Table 2 of the Common Core Learning Standards, this Application Problem is classified as a compare with unknown product situation. Table 2 is a matrix that organizes story problems or situations into specific categories.