Katie M.

asked • 12/24/12

Can you help me on an Algebra 1 math problem?

How do you solve a promblem where it says: The second of there #s is 8 more than the first, and the third # is 3 less than 3 times the first. If the third # is 15 more than the second, find the three #s.

2 Answers By Expert Tutors


Rizul N. answered • 12/24/12

UNC-CH Grad For Math and Science Tutor

Bill F.

Hi Rizul... I really respect and like your thorough answers - I just hope our students have the patience and desire to make the time and effort to fully read and understand them :-)  Bill



Rizul N.


Hi Bill, I understand that the response was detailed but I always try to provide alternate explanations. Otherwise, my answer would have been the exact same as John's. For the ease of the OP, I have highlighted the important parts in green. This is what I always practice when my reponses are lengthy.



John R. answered • 12/24/12

John R: Math, Science, and History Teacher

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