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the heaviest human of all time weighed 486 kg this is 12 kg less than 6 times juans weight. how much does juan weigh?

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474=6x

X= 79

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let Juan's weight be x kg
then 6x - 12 = 486
6x = 498
x = 83

check: 6 times J's weight is 498

is 486 kg 12 less than 498 ? yes!

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Chopsticks is wrong.

let W = Juan's weight in kg

6W - 12kg = 486kg
6W = 498kg
W = ?

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486- 12 = 474
474 / 6 = 79
x= 79

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