Posted by **Marisol Hernandez** on Saturday, December 9, 2006 at 7:56pm.

Hola i need help with this problem I got all confused with the letters

A,B,C,D and E are 5 numbers. The average of A,B,C, and E is 27. The average of B,C and D is 23. The average of B,C,D and E is 29. What is the average of these 5 numbers?

A+B+C+D=_______________=______

B+C+D=______________=______

B+C+D+E=_______________=______

From the second and third expressions, E=________________=_____

A+B+C+D+E=________________=______

The average of the 5 numbers=______________=_____

A+B+C+D=___27*4________=_108_____

B+C+D=___3*23__________=___69___

B+C+D+E=__3*29__\______=__87____

From the second and third expressions, E=________________=_____

A+B+C+D+E=________________=______

The average of the 5 numbers=______________=_____

I think the statement in the problem should have been: The average of A,B,C, and D is 27

how do u solve this?

Follow the directions on the form..

"from the second and third...