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calculusxy

  • one year ago

If the average of four consecutive odd numbers is 24, what is the largest number? (A) 23 (B) 25 (C) 27 (D) 29 (E) 96

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  1. calculusxy
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    @jim_thompson5910

  2. jim_thompson5910
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    do you have the equation for this? or are you stuck on that part?

  3. calculusxy
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    \[\frac{ x + (x+2) + (x+4) + (x+6) }{ 4 } = 96\]

  4. calculusxy
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    sorry 24

  5. jim_thompson5910
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    very good

  6. jim_thompson5910
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    oh right, yes, the right side is 24

  7. SolomonZelman
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    well 96 is after you ×4 on both sides;)

  8. calculusxy
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    i mean i multiple 4 times 24, which equals 96

  9. calculusxy
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    @SolomonZelman yes exactly

  10. SolomonZelman
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    then this should not be a prob for you. good luck:)

  11. calculusxy
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    \[4x + 12 = 96 => 4x =84 => x = 21\]

  12. calculusxy
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    and then 21 + 6 = 27

  13. jim_thompson5910
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    x = 21 is correct and yes, the largest number is 27

  14. calculusxy
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    thank you again!

  15. jim_thompson5910
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    sure thing

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