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In 2001, 7 million digital cameras were sold in the United States. The following year, 23 million digital cameras were sold. About how many more digital cameras were sold each day in 2002?

Order the steps to find the answer.

 a. There are 365 days in a year. Divide 16 million by 365 to calculate how many more digital cameras were sold each day in 2002. b. The difference is 16 million. c. Write both values on a place value chart. d. About 44 000 more digital cameras were sold each day in 2002. e. Use a calculator to divide 16 000 000 by 365. The answer is about 44 000.

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What is the first step?

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What is the fourth step?

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What is the final step?

James is an immigrant from Australia. He wonders how much more the population increases each day in Canada than in Australia.

Order the steps James takes to find the answer.

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What is James’ first step?

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What is his fourth step?

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What is his final step