Question

# Max organized a community toy drive for the holidays. He asked each family to donate a total of 4 gifts. Twelve families participated in the toy drive. Write and solve an equation that represents how many gifts were donated. 4g = 12; g = 3 gifts g + 4 = 12; g = 8 gifts g − 4 = 12; g = 16 gifts; g = 48 gifts

Answer

48 gifts

- Q:What is the equation that represents how many gifts were donated? A: 4g = 12, where g stands for the number of gifts donated by each family.
- Q:What is the solution for the equation? A:g = 3 gifts. Since each family donated 4 gifts, and there were 12 families, the total number of gifts donated is 4*12=48.