Posted by **Alicia** on Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 4:00pm.

FOR HOMEWORK I HAVE TO DO A NUMBER TRICK BY PICKING A NUMBER ADD 5 DOUBLE THE RESULT SUBTRACT 4 THEN DIVIDE THE RESULT BY 2 AND THE RESULT SHOULD BE THREE.THEN I HAVE TO EPLAIN WHY THE RESULT IS ALWAYS 3. I DONT GET IT CAN YOU PLEASE HELP. IM ABOUT TO CRY.

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**Shadow**, Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 4:14pm
The number I pick was 1, I +5 to it which = 6, then 6 x 2 = 12 then 12-4 = 8 and when I divided it by 2, I don't get 3?

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**Fiona**, Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 4:15pm
Hey, the result cant always be 3 as I did it with 6 and got 9, you would have to the square root that number to get 3. I dont agree with your answer as I cant see why you wld just multiply the degrees. Anyway thank you for your help and sorry I couldnt be more help with your problem.

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**Moises**, Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 4:30pm
the only number that will give you the answer 3 is the number 0

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