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Old 11-22-2005, 04:57 PM   #1
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five people A,B,C,D, and E weigh as follows A and B are 250 pounds B and C are 275 pounds C and D are 275 pounds D and E are 270 pounds A,C and E are 435 pounds

how much does each person weigh?
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Old 11-22-2005, 05:03 PM   #2
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There is insufficient data to solve this problem. Many answers are possible. Did you leave something out?
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Old 11-22-2005, 08:00 PM   #3
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there's plenty of data. A=130 B=120 C=155 D=120 E=150
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Old 11-22-2005, 08:54 PM   #4
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Note that the edit which added the data necessary to solve the question was added after (and I assume as a result of) my post. This was the problem as originally presented:
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five people A,B,C,D, and E weigh as follows A and B are 250 pounds B and C are 275 pounds C and D are 275 pounds D and E are 270 pounds

how much does each person weigh?
I'm sure that you will agree that it cannot be solved in that presentation.
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Old 11-23-2005, 01:16 PM   #5
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I didn't notice the edit. I do agree.
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hey thanks guys that problem was really bugging me before...now that i get the answer it makes sense though lol
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