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The sum of three consecutive odd numbers is 20 more than the smallest of these numbers. What is the middle number?


A

7

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B

9

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C

8

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D

5

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E

15

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Solution

The correct option is B

9


Let the numbers be x, x+2 and x+4 Then, x+(x+2)+(x+4)=x+202x=14x=7 Middlenumber=x+2=9.


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