Math
posted by Marie on .
if x is an even number, what is the quotient of the next greater even number divided by the next greater odd number?
i have no idea where to even start with this problem. i would really appriciate some help. Thanks!
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There is no concrete answer to this question. However, you can solve it algebraically. The next greater even number is two greater than x; therefore its value is x+2. The next greater odd number is one greater than x; therefore its value is x+1. You divide and get (x+2)/(x+1). You can't simplify this, so that's your answer.