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==Solution== | ==Solution== | ||
− | {{ | + | We just plug in and evaluate: |
+ | <cmath>\begin{align*} | ||
+ | (3*5)*8 &= \left( \frac{3+5}{2}\right) *8 \\ | ||
+ | &= 4*8 \\ | ||
+ | &= \frac{4+8}{2} \\ | ||
+ | &= 6 \\ | ||
+ | \end{align*}</cmath> | ||
+ | |||
+ | <math>\boxed{\text{A}}</math> | ||
==See Also== | ==See Also== | ||
− | [[ | + | {{AJHSME box|year=1986|num-b=10|num-a=12}} |
+ | [[Category:Introductory Algebra Problems]] | ||
+ | {{MAA Notice}} |
Latest revision as of 21:15, 3 July 2013
Problem
If means , then is
Solution
We just plug in and evaluate:
See Also
1986 AJHSME (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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Followed by Problem 12 | |
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