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 Post subject: Help pleasePosted: Wed Jan 12, 2011 7:33 pm

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A bat ate 1050 mosquitoes in four nights. Each night she ate 25 more than the night before. how many did she eat on the first night?

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 Post subject: Re: Help pleasePosted: Wed Jan 12, 2011 8:00 pm

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the "extras" would be:

1 none
2 25
3 50
4 75

total 150

so each night bat would eat 900/4 = 225 + extras

first night extras = 0 so answer = 225

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 Post subject: Re: Help pleasePosted: Thu Jan 20, 2011 11:29 pm

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hermanmunster wrote:
the "extras" would be:

1 none
2 25
3 50
4 75

total 150

so each night bat would eat 900/4 = 225 + extras

first night extras = 0 so answer = 225

excellent

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 Post subject: Re: Help pleasePosted: Sat Jan 22, 2011 12:41 pm

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Got to love bats, haven't you?

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