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so we're asked how many liters of soda do we have for the party and they give us all of this other information and so what I encourage you to do is pause this video and think about which of this information you actually need to answer this first question and then to try to answer the question how many liters of soda do we have for the party so pause now so let's look at this information 20 people are coming to the party but this doesn't help us let us know how many liters of soda we actually have so let's we don't we can ignore this we have purchased five bottles of soda for the party well this seems useful so we're going to have five bottles of soda so that's one two three four and five bottles of soda so that's that's this piece of information right over here we have purchased five bottles of soda for the party if only we now knew how much soda is in each bottle now the other piece of information the party will last for three hours well this has nothing to do with how many liters of soda we have each bottle has two liters of soda now this is interesting each bottle has two liters of soda so this is two liters this is two litres this is two litres this is two litres and that is two litres so if we wanted to figure out the total number of liters of soda that we have we have five bottles five bottles and each of them are two liters each so we have five times two and what is that equal to well five times two is the same thing as two plus two plus two plus two plus two you have five tubes added together so this is going to be equal to let me write this down two plus two plus two plus two plus two which is equal to two four six eight ten five times two is 10 we have 10 liters of soda for the party and we were able to answer it without even looking at this last one this last one tells us how many bottles of soda we had for the picnic last week which doesn't seem related at all to our current party