If x is the smallest integer, which of the following equations models the problem? I got X+(x+2)+(x+4)+(x+6)=636. Is this correct? Please and thank you.

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- zzr0ck3r

there is no smallest integer

- zzr0ck3r

so they are all true

- anonymous

So it would none of the above?

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- zzr0ck3r

if you are doing if then -> -p ^ q

- Directrix

@What is the problem being modeled?
x appears to be 156 on what was posted but what is the scenario of the problem that calls for the smallest x?
@kitsune0724

- zzr0ck3r

they are all true

- anonymous

The question just says if x is the smallest integer, which of the equations models the problem. The choices are: 4x=636, x(x+2)(x+4)(x+6)=636, x+(x+2)+(x+4)+(x+6)=636, x+(x+2)+(x+4)+(x+6)=636 and none of the above. I got the third choice. @Directix

- anonymous

@Directrix

- Directrix

@kitsune0724 I assume that we have to solve all the equations for x and then choose as the answer the equation which yields the smallest value of x of all options. Let me check your answer.

- Directrix

@kitsune0724 In the options, I think you wrote one of them twice:
x+(x+2)+(x+4)+(x+6)=636, x+(x+2)+(x+4)+(x+6)=636.
What is supposed to be there?

- zzr0ck3r

how is there a smallest integer? I think this is a question about if then....which is -P v Q thus since P is false the statement is true for what follows...

- Directrix

Something bothers me about this problem. The question asks the following: " which of the equations **models the problem.**
@kitsune0724 --> What problem?

- anonymous

yes. it's suppose to be there. @Directrix

- anonymous

That's all it says in the problem.

- zzr0ck3r

plewase tell me why you guys are ignoring the smallest integer part? and my explination...

- anonymous

I'm not ignoring your explanation @zzr0ck3r but that's not one of the choices.

- zzr0ck3r

hehe, they are all true is the choice:)

- Directrix

@zzr0ck3r -P v Q thus since P is false the statement is true for what follows...
I am not commenting on your contributions because I do not follow what they have to do with the problem.
And, I STILL do not think we have been given the entire problem.
My best guess is that there's a given problem about consecutive integers and we are to select the equation that can be used to solve that problem. Yet, I cannot find out from @kitsune0724 what that problem is.

- anonymous

There's no problem given @Directrix. I'm sorry.

- Directrix

@kitsune0724 Why did you pick the third choice?
And, I know two of the choices cannot be identical. So, there's something faulty about this problem. I cannot help without more information.
The choices are: ... SAME x+(x+2)+(x+4)+(x+6)=636, SAME x+(x+2)+(x+4)+(x+6)=636 ....

- Directrix

@kitsune0724 I'm going to try to get a fresh pair of eyes for this problem. Hold on.

- zzr0ck3r

@Directrix it says if x is the smallest integer then ....
thus P = x is the smallest integer
this is never true^^^^^^
thus we have ~P which implies Q is true for any Q.
we have 4 Q's

- zzr0ck3r

all true....

- Directrix

@saifoo.khan --> We need a fresh pair of eyes on this problem. Would you render your thoughts, please? Thanks.

- zzr0ck3r

I dont see why you would try and solve a problem that cant be solved.....
if x is an irrational rational number what is x^2 <----would you try and solve this?

- saifoo.khan

I don't really get the question. Sorry. :/
Are you sure it's complete? @kitsune0724

- anonymous

Thank y'all for your help.

- Directrix

Glad to try to help. It was a mathematical adventure. :)

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