Posted by **nikki** on Thursday, October 14, 2010 at 7:51pm.

mr.mancho my great dane ate 125 hot dogs over a five day period. each day he ate seven more hot dogs than on the previous day. how many hot dogs did he eat on the first day.....

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, October 14, 2010 at 7:55pm
Read DrWLS's explanation carefully.

http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1287095215

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**mike**, Thursday, October 14, 2010 at 7:56pm
You need to use the strategy of working backwards

day 5= 125 hot dogs

day 4= 125-7=???

day 3= ???-7 etc.

day 2=

day 1=

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