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Sheet # 24 Critical Thinking

Name: _____________________ Date_____________

Use drawings, words, or numbers to explain how you got your answer.

Jose and Maria saw 13 clowns at the circus. Each clown was wearing either red, yellow or green shoes.

Twice as many clowns were wearing red shoes as yellow shoes.

There were 4 clowns wearing green shoes.

When they got home from the circus, Jose said there were 6 clowns wearing yellow shoes. Explain whether or not Jose is correct. Find the number of clowns wearing each shoe color.

Answers for sheet # 24

Jose is incorrect.

6 red clowns
3 yellow clowns
4 green clowns