## fractions word problem

word problem:

the pool was open 7 1/2 hours on saturday. the life guard has a shift of 1 1/2 hours long.  how many shifts does the lifeguard do?

there are 5 shifts because you would do 7 1/2 divided by 1 1/2 = 5

## what I learned – math

today in math I learned about math coding and exponents. Math coding is called latex.

one way to use latex is …

first you do “\$latex ” this tells that it is going to be math , next if you wanted to do 5 to the power of 2 , you would put 5^2, then to finish it off you need to put another dollar sign to say that the equation is finished.

$5^2$