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# Comparing with multiplication: magic

CCSS.Math:

## Video transcript

Ron and Hermoine are practicing lifting feathers into the air with magic Hermione can lift a feather 35 feet in the air which is five times as high as Ron can lift a feather how high can Ron lift a feather with his magic so Hermione this 35 feet is five times more than Ron so to figure out what Ron can do we just take what her mind he can do and divide by five so what's 35 divided by 5 well 5 times 7 is 35 so 35 divided by 5 is 7 so Ron can lift a feather 77 feet in the air so let's check our answer if you have trouble with this and we could also look at the hints for this so they show that Hermione can lift a feather 35 feet which is 5 times higher than Ron so this could be the length of how high Ron can raise it and so if you were to actually divide 35 into 5 equal sections so 5 times question mark is 35 that's the same thing as saying 35 divided by 5 is question mark and 35 divided by 5 is indeed is indeed 7