# Algebra

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Matt ate a total of 100 raisins over a five day period. Each day he ate six more raisins than the previous day. How many did he eat the first day?

• Algebra -

5/2 (2a+4*6) = 100
a=8

so, he ate 8,14,20,26,32

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