Waldo ate a total of 100 peanuts over a period of 5 days. Each day he ate six more peanuts than on the previous day. How many peanuts

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Waldo ate a total of 100 peanuts over a period of 5 days. Each day he ate six more peanuts than on the previous day.
How many peanuts did he eat on the first day?

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Thanh Thu 6 months 2021-07-16T21:05:48+00:00 1 Answers 11 views 0

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    2021-07-16T21:06:59+00:00

    Answer:

    1st day = x

    2nd day = x+6

    3rd = x+6+6

    4th = x+6+6+6

    5th = x+6+6+6+6

    5x+60 = 100

    5x = 40

    x = 8 (1st day)

    Explanation:

    He ate 8 peanuts on the first day.

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