Posted by AD on Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 5:51pm.
The sum of three consecutive even numbers is 36. If x represents the first of the three consecutive even numbers, which equation can be used to find x?
a. x(x+1)+(x+2)=36
b. x+(x+1)(x+2)=36
c. x+(x+2)+(x+4)=36
d. x(x+2)(x+4)=36

Math  bobpursley, Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 6:00pm
what do you think?

Math  bobpursley, Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 6:13pm
IT was intended to get you to do some thinking. Clearly, I am not the first to fail to do that.

Math  helper, Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 6:20pm
for example,
1st even number x = 2
2nd even number 2 + 2 = 4
3rd even number 2 + 4 = 6
does this help?
I gave you the answer if you think about it

Math  K, Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 8:47pm
Can u (C) it?
Start w/ (x) next is (x +2) next is (x + 4)

Math  AD, Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 10:27pm
Thank you K I finally get it.

Math  ALLAH UDDIN, Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 3:47am
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