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posted by cody on .
david gained 17 pounds over the winter. he went on a diet and lost 27 pounds. then he regained 5 pounds and weighed 177 pounds. how much did he weigh orignally?

He gained 22 pounds and lost 27 pounds. His final weight was 177 pounds.
How much do you think he weighed originally? 
he wieghed 204 pounds?

How can that be?
He only lost a total of 5 pounds. 
how much did he lose?

david gained 13 pounds over the winter. He went on a diet and lost 28 pounds. Then he regained 3 pounds and weighed 179 pounds. How much did he weigh originally?