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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 12:00 pm 
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25 ÷ 5 + 5 = 120 ÷ ( )

Answer is 4 but i dont understand how. my answer is 10.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 12:20 pm 
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not sure either are right :? (I might be being monday morningish) - have you written it out right?


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 12:33 pm 
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I would say 12?


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 12:45 pm 
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I'm with tinkers... Where is the question from?


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:37 pm 
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This is from a 11+ practice paper and this publisher's name is not on this forum's shop so i am not sure if i am allowed to mention name. I kept on thinking that might be i am doing something wrong but as everyone is getting same answer, i am sure its a mistake.

thanks for everyones help


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:39 pm 
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Real world mayhem resolving so have had another look - agree 12 would do ... not sure where they have got 4 from!


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 7:32 pm 
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Think they got it by just having 25 plus 5 on the left for some strange reason.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 7:43 pm 
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Can it be a typo possibly or something along these lines?


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:47 pm 
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I would say 12

25/5 +5 =10

120/12=10


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