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peachytea

  • one year ago

the average of six numbers is 22. the numbers are 20, 17, 24, 18, 29, and x. find x

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    (20+17+24+18+29+x)÷6=22

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    solve for x

  3. jdoe0001
    • one year ago
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    \(\large { \begin{array}{rllll} 20\\17\\243\\18\\29\\+x \\\hline\\ \square ? \end{array}\qquad \cfrac{\square }{6}=22\impliedby average \\ \quad \\ \cfrac{20+17+243+18+29+x}{6}=22\impliedby \textit{solve for "x"} }\)

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    to cancel out the 6, multiply both sides by 6

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    then simplify both sides of the equation

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    to get x+108=132

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I think you can do the rest by yourself :)

  8. peachytea
    • one year ago
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    24!

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes

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