Here's another answer from Lynch, NE. This time it is
submitted by a few of our 7th graders: Terence,
Christopher, Clint, and Austin. Eagles Rock!

First we said our clues out loud and wrote them down. Then
we started guessing numbers to see if they work. When we
found a number that worked we saw if they worked with the
other clues. If they didn't work we had to find a
different number to work with. Finally we found numbers
that worked for all of the clues. Our answer is: Erin10,
Jay6, Kris4, and Moira5

Thanks to the Eagles!
So, readers, what do you think? Is it right?
They seem to be describing a guessandcheck strategy.
Can you tell what they actually did to solve the problem from what they wrote? (People may disagree.)

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September 22, 2005

