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    I need two stories for this equation : yś9=8. Thanks
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    Here's one: Nine gorillas had to share equally a certain patch of land. After much bickering and chest thumping, the deal was made and each gorilla ended up with 8 acres. How many acres were there in the first place?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Saoirse Mac View Post
    I need two stories for this equation : yś9=8. Thanks
    You need two stories? Well, y was blown up into nine pieces by ThePerfectHacker. Each piece had the same volume, 8 inches cubed to be exact. What was the volume of y?

    Here's another one... Moo had nine utters. Each utter could give 8 gallons of milk in a day. How many gallons of milk could Moo produce in a day?

    Back to math...

    \frac{y}{9} = 8

    Multiply both sides by 9.

    \frac{y*9}{9} = 8*9

    y = 72

    That is 72 inches cubed or gallons of milk depending on the story you like best.
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    The army of stormtroopers is formed by y soldiers. They decided to divide themselves into groups of 9. There were 8 groups. How many stormtroopers are there ?
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