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Types of equations in practice - Part 1

Solving exercises about use of equations

The following exercises are solved in this step.

We invite you to try to solve them before watching the video.

In any case, you will find below a PDF file with the solutions.

Exercise 1.

How many cherries were on the table if, after we ate (4/5) of them, we are left with 3 times the initial amount, minus 42?

Exercise 2. [Solved only in the PDF file]

The sum of two consecutive integer numbers is equal to 93. What are the two numbers?

Exercise 3. [Solved only in the PDF file]

The product of two consecutive even integer numbers is (48). What are the two numbers?

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Precalculus: the Mathematics of Numbers, Functions and Equations

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