Growing children
Here is a chart of the growth in (cm) of four pupils.
Name 
previous height 
new 
in (x) 

Work out for 




Amount of growth in cm 





Average monthly growth in cm (to 1 d.p) 





Who had the most 




growth in cm (to 1 d.p) 
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How to solve the growth problem Find the row in the table that contains the information you will need,.
The average monthly growth is the amount he grew 6cm, divided by the number of months it took to grow that much 11 so your calculation is 6/11.
because your answer is rounded to two decimal places you will need to put in three place holding 0's into the calculation, so you are then left with two decimal places after rounding. Not forgetting you will also need to put the decimal point into the answer area before you start the division. Repeat this process until you have a digit above each 0, then you can round your answer to two decimal places. The complete calculation should look like this So the average monthly growth is 0.55 (to 2 d.p). The most growth is simply all the pupils names with the largest amount of growth, this could be just one pupil or all of them, depending on how much they have grown.
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