## kitsune0724 2 years ago 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.

1. zzr0ck3r

there is no smallest integer

2. zzr0ck3r

so they are all true

3. kitsune0724

So it would none of the above?

4. zzr0ck3r

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

5. 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

6. zzr0ck3r

they are all true

7. kitsune0724

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

8. kitsune0724

@Directrix

9. 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.

10. 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?

11. 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...

12. Directrix

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

13. kitsune0724

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

14. kitsune0724

That's all it says in the problem.

15. zzr0ck3r

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

16. kitsune0724

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

17. zzr0ck3r

hehe, they are all true is the choice:)

18. 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.

19. kitsune0724

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

20. 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 ....

21. Directrix

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

22. 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

23. zzr0ck3r

all true....

24. Directrix

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

25. 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?

26. saifoo.khan

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

27. kitsune0724