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# A is a positive odd number less than 5. Which of the following could b

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A is a positive odd number less than 5. Which of the following could be the value of (10 + A)/2 + 3 ?

A. 9
B. 9.5
C. 10
D. 10.5
E. 11

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18 Feb 2019, 01:57
Bunuel wrote:
A is a positive odd number less than 5. Which of the following could be the value of (10 + A)/2 + 3 ?

A. 9
B. 9.5
C. 10
D. 10.5
E. 11

A could be 1 and 3.

10 + 1 = 11 /2 = 5.5

5.5 + 3 = 8.5.

again,

10 + 3 = 13 / 2 = 6.5.

6.5 + 3 = 9.5. Match

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18 Feb 2019, 02:02
Bunuel wrote:
A is a positive odd number less than 5. Which of the following could be the value of (10 + A)/2 + 3 ?

A. 9
B. 9.5
C. 10
D. 10.5
E. 11

A can be 1,3
so upon substituting A in 10+A/2 + 3
is A = 3
IMO B = 9.5
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