Posted by AD on .
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

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bobpursley,
what do you think?

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bobpursley,
IT was intended to get you to do some thinking. Clearly, I am not the first to fail to do that.

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helper,
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 
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K,
Can u (C) it?
Start w/ (x) next is (x +2) next is (x + 4) 
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AD,
Thank you K I finally get it.

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ALLAH UDDIN,
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