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The sum of three numbers is 60. The second number is two more than the first. The third number is two more than the second. Find the three numbers
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daviddivin Group Title
The sum of three numbers is 60. The second number is two more than the first. The third number is two more than the second. Find the three numbers
 one year ago
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Jim766 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
if the first number is x then the 2nd number is x + 2 two more than 1st then the 3rd number is x + 2 + 2 two more than the 2nd now just add them up = 60
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Jim766 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
x + x + 2 + x + 2 + 2 = 60 solve for x
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uri Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
(x) + (x+2) + (x+4) = 60 3x + 6 = 60 3x=606 3x = 54 x=54/3 x=18 therefore the second number is 20 because 18+2=20 and the third is 22 because 20+2=22 :)
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daviddivin Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thanks so much.
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jermy Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
let first number is x then second number is x+2 so the third number is x+2+2 as per question (x)+(x+2)+(x+2+2) = 60 3x+6 = 60 3x =606 x= 54/3 =18 so 1st number is 18 second number is 20 and third number is 22 You can practice different number properties :http://www.mathcaptain.com/numbersense/propertiesofnumbers.html problems for your improvement.
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