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anonymous
 4 years ago
the sum of the two smallest of five consecutive odd integers is 50 less than the sum of the other three integers. What is the smallest integer?
anonymous
 4 years ago
the sum of the two smallest of five consecutive odd integers is 50 less than the sum of the other three integers. What is the smallest integer?

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Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The five integers are: x x+2 x+4 x+6 x+8

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The sum of the two smallest is x + x+2 or 2x+2

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That sum, 2x+2 is 50 less than the sum of the other three. The sum of the other three is 3x+18 So we have 2x+2=3x+1850

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ya give me a min and I'll tell you the answer

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I got 34 but that is not an odd integer.

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Are you sure the problem said odd?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0my mistake it says even

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Did you find you mistake in getting 34?

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.13x+1850=2x+2 3x32 = 2x=2 3x=2x+34 x=34

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you didn't move the two from the other side cuz 1850 is 32 then plus 2 is 30

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait I see what you did

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A man is currently 26yrs older than his son. 12yrs before the current time, the man will be twice as old as his son. what is the current age of the father?

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1x= son's age now x+26 = man's age now x12= son's age 12 years ago x+2612=man's age 12 years ago=x+14 x+14=2(x12)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay what did I do wrong?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0isn't there two x+14? or just that one?

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So the son is 38, the father is 38+26 or 64 Twelve years the son was 26 and the father was 52 And 52 is twice 26 just like the problem says.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait soo I got the right answer to begin with?

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If you said the son is 38 you did. Is that what you said?

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.112 years ago the father was 52. He is now 64 and the problem asks how old the father is now.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A woman is currently 21yrs older than her daughter. Eleven yrs before current time the daughter was 2/3 as old as her mother. What is hte mother's current age? tell me if I got this partly right........ x+21= daughter's current age x2/311= daughter's age eleven yrs ago

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Start out with x = daughter's age now

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1How old is her mother right now?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait lolx+21 is the mother's age now

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you help me formi it into an equation

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so how old was the daughter 11 years ago?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0eleven yrs ago she was 2/3rds her mothers age

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Come on. It's not a hard question.

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes. I'm trying to help you understand these problems. Could you please just answer the question. It's not a hard one. If you want to make up a number I don't care. I'm not really interested in how old you are.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay give me some slack here...... ME and math don't get along that well

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm a freshman in college

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That is NOT a number. How old is your roommate?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ya me and roommates don't work parents paying for private rm here's a number

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1How old was she 11 years ago?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I prob didn't set the equation up right cuz I didn't get a whole # i got98/3

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1x= daughter's age now x+21=mother's age now x11=daughter's age 11 years ago. x+2111=x+10 = mother's age 11 years ago. x11=2/3(x+10)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0where did the x+10 come fromthough
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