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June 30th, 2017, 08:32 AM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Jun 2017 From: UK Posts: 2 Thanks: 0  Can't get my head around this
Hey, I know this is pretty basic algebra, but can somebody explain this question in the simplest of form for me? I can't seem to grasp algebra. I have the answer, I just don't know how to work it out. thanks 
June 30th, 2017, 08:40 AM  #2 
Senior Member Joined: Feb 2016 From: Australia Posts: 1,749 Thanks: 613 Math Focus: Yet to find out. 
Do you know what it means to take the average of two numbers? Try writing down the average of both cases separately, and then compare, do you notice anything? 
June 30th, 2017, 09:38 AM  #3 
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I know how to work out the average of something. I feel like a complete idiot with this though. I think I have finally worked it out, many thanks though. Last edited by martyitus; June 30th, 2017 at 09:57 AM. 
June 30th, 2017, 10:30 AM  #4 
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How many times greater than 5 is 5?


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