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ShotGunGirl
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Find two consecutive even numbers such that the difference of onehalf the larger number and twofifths the smaller number is equal to five.
38 and 40
40 and 42
42 and 44
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ShotGunGirl Group Title
Find two consecutive even numbers such that the difference of onehalf the larger number and twofifths the smaller number is equal to five. 38 and 40 40 and 42 42 and 44 Thank you!
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ParthKohli Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Hmm I see. You may check from the options.
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ParthKohli Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\(\Large \color{MidnightBlue}{\Rightarrow {1 \over 2}x  {2 \over 5}(x  1) = 5 }\)
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A.Avinash_Goutham Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
38 nd 40
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ParthKohli Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Nope. Not correct.
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ParthKohli Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
To get a whole number 5, the smaller number must be divisible by 5, or else you get a fraction/decimal
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ParthKohli Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Basically the bigger one must be divisible by 2 and the smaller one by 5.
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ShotGunGirl Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
It's not 38 and 40 parth?
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ParthKohli Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Nope. 38 is not divisible by 5.
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ShotGunGirl Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So I see. Thank you.
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ParthKohli Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
One of these options have the smaller number divisible by 5.
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ParthKohli Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
If my answer confused you, then solve the equation I gave, or check it by multiplying the bigger one by 1/2 and smaller one by 2/5 then subtracting them.
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ShotGunGirl Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thank you ParthKohli, for all the help.
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simplicity Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
40 and 42 will be the correct answer the equation will be\[x/22(x2)/5=5\]
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ParthKohli Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Oh no yeah you're correct
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ParthKohli Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Even numbers.
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ParthKohli Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
But I was correct about divisible by 5 part
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ShotGunGirl Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thank you both<3
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