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anonymous
 one year ago
The product of three consecutive whole numbers is 990. What is the sum of the three whole numbers ?
A. 30
B. 33
C. 63
D. 96
anonymous
 one year ago
The product of three consecutive whole numbers is 990. What is the sum of the three whole numbers ? A. 30 B. 33 C. 63 D. 96

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misty1212
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3do you know what "consecutive" means in this question ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No not really @misty1212

misty1212
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3one after another like say \(10,11,12\) are consecutive so lets find the three numbers ok?

misty1212
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3pick three numbers and multiply them together, see if you get 990

misty1212
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3since it ends in a zero, one of them is probably 10

misty1212
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3so we can try \[10\times 11\times 12\] and see if it works no, not any numbers, CONSECUTIVE numbers

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yea that's wat I mean any pair of consecutive numbers

misty1212
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3\[10\times 11\times 12=1230\] too but, not right have to go smaller

misty1212
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3it is 3 numbers, not a pair

misty1212
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3ok got it on the second try good now add them up!

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oohhh I get it thanks so much @misty1212

misty1212
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3\[\color\magenta\heartsuit\]
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