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The first digit of a three digit number is one quarter of the second sight. The third digit is one quarter the value of the number formed by the first two digits. The sum of the three digits is 17. What is the number?
 one year ago
The first digit of a three digit number is one quarter of the second sight. The third digit is one quarter the value of the number formed by the first two digits. The sum of the three digits is 17. What is the number?

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FibonacciChick666
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so hint: can you write 4 equations to represent this paragraph?

oly.surf
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0umm i got some but i dont know if they are correct, lets say the number = abc a=1/4b b=? c=1/4(a+b) a+b+c = 17

FibonacciChick666
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok lets only use 1 variable can you alter your equations to show me that?

FibonacciChick666
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the equations are good though

oly.surf
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i dont know what u mean by altering the equations to 1 variable sorry

FibonacciChick666
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1(I just appreciate you trying) so instead of having a, b, c maybe only have b in one big eq

oly.surf
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh okay! 1/4b + 1/4([1/4b]+b) + b = 17 like that?

FibonacciChick666
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1exactly can you solve for b now?

oly.surf
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i cant seem to figure it out :/

FibonacciChick666
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok let's do it together

FibonacciChick666
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so I am going to start by distributing the 1/4 in the second term. can you write this step for me?

oly.surf
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do u mean 1/4b + 1/4([1/4b]+b)? sorry im a big confused

FibonacciChick666
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok give me a min and ill explain better

oly.surf
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay thankyou so much

FibonacciChick666
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1http://www.educreations.com/lesson/view/forolysurf/7121943/?ref=link this should explain it

FibonacciChick666
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1did that help?

oly.surf
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thankyou yes it did, but when i figured out 25/16b=17, i got b=10.88 is that right?

oly.surf
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry i just saw the end of the video, what do u mean by plug it in for a and c?

FibonacciChick666
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1probably I didnt calculate it and by plug it in a mean just (1/4)b=a(first digit) so thats (1/4)(10.88)= bla bla bla

oly.surf
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i dont think its right, like my calculations, sorry i just cant get the 3 digit number dont worry if im being complicated i can ask my teacher

FibonacciChick666
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok h/o I'll redo the problem because you're right it doesn't make sense

oly.surf
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay thankyou so much appreciate it

FibonacciChick666
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok I redid it and got the same answer are you sure you copied the problem correctly?

oly.surf
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what 3 digit number did u get?

FibonacciChick666
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You can't get one, thats the problem lol

oly.surf
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah haha thought so! one sec il check if i wrote it correctly

FibonacciChick666
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1if you only took the first digit it would be 213..

oly.surf
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but it dosent equal 17 thats the problem

oly.surf
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The first digit of a three digit number is one quarter of the second digit. The third digit is one quarter the value of the number formed by the first two digits. The sum of the three digits is 17. What is the number? This was definitely the question

FibonacciChick666
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok well... I think they messed up lol let me try another approach

oly.surf
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dont worry if u cant find it thanks for the help anyway

FibonacciChick666
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1sorry I couldn't get it... I mean that is the answer. I guarantee it but that is so odd

oly.surf
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no worries thanks anyway

FibonacciChick666
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@Hoa , can you double check this for me please?

FibonacciChick666
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@nincompoop can you double check this for me?

nincompoop
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1xyz x/4=y z=x+y x+y+z = 17 sorry but I didn't use any mathematical methodologies to answer this… I came up with 287

nincompoop
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1not x+y it is 1/4 of xy The third digit is one quarter the value of the number formed by the first two digits. we are not using algebraic operations

nincompoop
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.11/4 of 28 is 7 our first two digits in 287 is 28

FibonacciChick666
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1OMG! formed as in put together... I'm such a nitwit usually I read formed as add

nincompoop
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I thought I was going to embarrass myself in front of you…. I was sweating bullets (lol's)

FibonacciChick666
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1lol ha it's cool but i would have never thought of just making a number by putting them together. That works... although it's more of a riddle than a math problem in that case
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