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Billy worked for three straight hours on his homework questions. If he solved 132 questions in the third hour, which was twice as many as he solved in the second hour, and three times as many questions as he solved in the first hour, how many questions did he solve total?

A. 242
B. 312
C. 424
D. 525
E. 622

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Billy worked for three straight hours on his homework questions. If he solved 132 questions in the third hour, which was twice as many as he solved in the second hour, and three times as many questions as he solved in the first hour, how many questions did he solve total?

A. 242
B. 312
C. 424
D. 525
E. 622


3rd hour:
132

2nd hour:
132/2=66

1st hour:
132/3=44

44+66+132=242

Answer: A
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Billy worked for three straight hours on his homework questions. If he solved 132 questions in the third hour, which was twice as many as he solved in the second hour, and three times as many questions as he solved in the first hour, how many questions did he solve total?

A. 242
B. 312
C. 424
D. 525
E. 622


THIRD HOUR = 132 + SECOND HOUR =\(\frac{132}{2}\)= 66 FIRST HOUR =\(\frac{132}{3}\) = 44
Total = 44+66+132=242

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Bunuel wrote:
Billy worked for three straight hours on his homework questions. If he solved 132 questions in the third hour, which was twice as many as he solved in the second hour, and three times as many questions as he solved in the first hour, how many questions did he solve total?

A. 242
B. 312
C. 424
D. 525
E. 622


Total questions solved= questions solved in 3rd hr+ in 2nd hr +in 1st hr

132 +132/2 +132/3= 242

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