Isabel earned 350earned points while she was playing blasting robot. Isabel's mom earned 3 times as many points as Isabel.  How many points did Isabel's mom earn?

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The algebraic from for 'three times `x ` is `3.x` '

According to the question, Isabel earned `x` points, then her mom earned 3 times as many points as Isabel i.e., `3.x` points.

Since Isabel earned 350 points.

Her mom earned `3. 350 = 1050`

Hence Isabel's mom earned 1050 points. 



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To solve, consider the math form of the phrase five times as many m as n, which is:

`m = 5*n`

This indicates that Isabel's mom has earned more points than her's. And it is equal to three times her points.

Since Isabel has earned 350 points

# of points earned by Isabel = 350

then her mom earned:

number points earned by her mom `= 3 * 350 = 1050`

Therefore, Isabel's mom earned 1050 points.

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