Posted by **Angie** on Saturday, March 28, 2009 at 10:43pm.

When Albert flips open his mathematics textbook, he notices that the product of the page numbers of the two facing pages is 156. Which equation could be used to find the page numbers that Albert is looking at?

a. x+(x+1)=156

b.(x+1)+(x-2)=156

c.(x+1)(x+3)=156

d.x(x+1)=156

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**Brianna**, Saturday, March 28, 2009 at 10:47pm
its D

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**Angie**, Saturday, March 28, 2009 at 10:49pm
why is it D?

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**Brianna**, Saturday, March 28, 2009 at 11:01pm
well, product implies the multiplication of two numbers

so that eliminates answers "a" and "b" because those are addition

then i said one page was equal to "x"

and then the next page would be "x+1" because its number is one unit greater than the other because its only one page more

therefore its

x(x+1)

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**Angie**, Saturday, March 28, 2009 at 11:05pm
thank you!

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**Brianna**, Saturday, March 28, 2009 at 11:12pm
no problem!

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