2024 AMC 8 Problems/Problem 12
Contents
- 1 Problem
- 2 Solution 1
- 3 Solution 2
- 4 Video Solution (A Clever Explanation You’ll Get Instantly)
- 5 Video Solution 1 (easy to digest) by Power Solve
- 6 Video Solution by Math-X (First fully understand the problem!!!)
- 7 Video Solution 2 by SpreadTheMathLove
- 8 Video Solution by NiuniuMaths (Easy to understand!)
- 9 Video Solution by CosineMethod [🔥Fast and Easy🔥]
- 10 Video Solution by Interstigation
- 11 Video Solution by Dr. David
- 12 See Also
Problem
Rohan keeps a total of 90 guppies in 4 fish tanks.
- There is 1 more guppy in the 2nd tank than in the 1st tank.
- There are 2 more guppies in the 3rd tank than in the 2nd tank.
- There are 3 more guppies in the 4th tank than in the 3rd tank.
How many guppies are in the 4th tank?
Solution 1
Let denote the number of guppies in the first tank.
Then, we have the following for the number of guppies in the rest of the tanks:
- the number of guppies in the second tank
- the number of guppies in the third tank
- the number of guppies in the fourth tank
The number of guppies in all of the tanks combined is 90, so we can write the equation
.
Simplifying the equation gives
.
Solving the resulting equation gives , so the number of guppies in the fourth tank is .
Therefore, the correct answer is .
- C. Ren ~andliu766 (Minor edits)
Solution 2
Suppose there are no guppies in the first tank.
Then, the number of guppies in the other tanks are and or guppies in total.
We need to add guppies into tanks or guppies in each tank.
So the number of guppies in the fourth tank is
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Video Solution (A Clever Explanation You’ll Get Instantly)
https://youtu.be/5ZIFnqymdDQ?si=tmv7XmwLdPVqHRxy&t=1271
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Video Solution 1 (easy to digest) by Power Solve
https://youtu.be/2UIVXOB4f0o?si=e1Q2EbdEfPB_Q5Ql&t=66 hello
Video Solution by Math-X (First fully understand the problem!!!)
https://youtu.be/BaE00H2SHQM?si=XRr6hG8Mzai3OK-n&t=2749
~Math-X
Video Solution 2 by SpreadTheMathLove
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRTxlduaDs8
Video Solution by NiuniuMaths (Easy to understand!)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-xN8Njd_Lc
~NiuniuMaths
Video Solution by CosineMethod [🔥Fast and Easy🔥]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5sC6tftndU
Video Solution by Interstigation
https://youtu.be/ktzijuZtDas&t=1144
Video Solution by Dr. David
See Also
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