Monday

July 28, 2014

July 28, 2014

Posted by **TIM** on Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 8:33pm.

- math -
**MathMate**, Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 8:47pmGo backwards:

"regainged 5 pounds and weighed 179 pounds."

so he weiged 179-5=174 pounds.

"and lost 26 pounds" to weigh 174 pounds,

so he used to weigh 174+26=200 pounds

"david gained 14 pounds over the winter." so he weighed 200-14=186 pounds.

Check 186+14-26+5=179 pounds

If you are doing algebra, then

X+14-26+5=179

Solve for X.

- math -
**TIM**, Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 8:52pmwould it be 734?

- math -
**MathMate**, Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 8:55pmHow did you get 734?

**Related Questions**

algbrea - david gained 17 pounds over the winter. he went on a diet and lost 27 ...

MATH - 7. Tina lost 3 pounds on the first week of her diet. She gained a pound ...

Math - Tina lost 3 pounds on the first week of her diet. She gained a pound on ...

Math. - 1. At 4:00 A.M. the outside temperature was -28. By 4:00 P.M. it rose 38...

math - mario took inventory of fish food in his store. there were 1 5/8 pounds ...

Math - Todd and Cassidy went on a diet together. Todd’s weight dropped from 220 ...

Math - Danny ordered 124 pounds of vegetables for this week's menu.On Monday 18 ...

Math - At the beginning of George’s diet, he weighed 212 pounds, and 8 weeks ...

Statistics - 1) No, 8.0 is the correct answer. 2) a strange and unlikely ...

statistics - A researcher was interested in assessing the effectiveness of the ...