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**The Seal Problem**

__Sunshine State Standards__

MA.3.A.4.1

__Directions:__

Andre the Seal likes to do tricks. He can balance 19 ounces on his nose. His
favorite trick is to balance a ball, a cube, and a cone on his nose. The ball
weighs 8 ounces. Use an organized way to show how much the cube and the cone
could weigh. Write a sentence to tell how you know that all the possibilities
for the cube and the cone are shown in your answer.

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