Posted by **kristin** on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 11:57pm.

five students make the following guesses on the number of jelly beans in a jar: 72, 78, 68, 60 and 84. the guesses were off by 14, 2, 4, 6 and 10 (not in order). how many jelly beans are in the jar?

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**Olga**, Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 4:15pm
74

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**ally**, Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 7:55pm
how did you get 74?

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**Jace**, Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 11:59pm
You get it but adding 72,78,68,60,84 and get 362 and divide it but 5 people and you get 72 then add the reminder and that 74. Hope that help.

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**Kamarin**, Monday, September 15, 2014 at 2:44am
I think they are right

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**Kamarin**, Monday, September 15, 2014 at 2:47am
It is 74

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 7:17pm
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**Varun**, Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 10:47pm
74

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**Girl anomalous **, Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 3:47pm
It is 74 just like everyone says

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