*Word Problem Wednesday was such a hit, we’re going to continue throughout the year with one problem a month.*

Singapore Math, Inc. will be releasing a new series April 25 at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference. This problem comes from a chapter on two-step word problems from 3A

##### Mei and Dion together made 11 turtles. Mei made 3 more turtles than Dion.

How many turtles did Mei make?

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##### Robin’s age is 3 times Marcia’s age. Anna is twice as old as Marcia. The sum of their ages is 30. How old is Marcia?

Shirley Davis shared her algebraic bar model solution:

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