Posted by **megan** on Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 9:23pm.

the heaviest human of all time weighed 486 kg this is 12 kg less than 6 times juans weight. how much does juan weigh?

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**Chopsticks**, Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 10:14pm
474=6x

X= 79

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**Reiny**, Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 11:03pm
let Juan's weight be x kg

then 6x - 12 = 486

6x = 498

x = 83

check: 6 times J's weight is 498

is 486 kg 12 less than 498 ? yes!

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**Quidditch**, Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 11:06pm
Chopsticks is wrong.

let W = Juan's weight in kg

6W - 12kg = 486kg

6W = 498kg

W = ?

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**Angela**, Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 11:42pm
486- 12 = 474

474 / 6 = 79

x= 79

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