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# If the sum of three different prime numbers is an even number, what is

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Re: If the sum of three different prime numbers is an even number, what is [#permalink]
Bunuel wrote:
If the sum of three different prime numbers is an even number, what is the smallest of the three?

A. 2
B. 3
C. 5
D. 7
E. It cannot be determined from the information given.

In order for the sum of 3 numbers to be even, we either need to sum 3 even numbers or 1 even number and 2 odds. Since there is only one even prime number, 2, the smallest number in the sum must be 2.

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