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Use algebra pieces and mental arithmetic to determine four consecutive odd numbers who sum is 64. Sketch and label your algebra piece model and explain how you solved the problem.

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    I'd start by dividing 64 by 4.

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    that would give me 16 but that's not an odd number

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    You're right.

    What are the four odd numbers closest to 16?

    Do they add up to 64?

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    yes 13,15,17,19 thanks :)

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    You're welcome. :-)

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