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The sum of three consecutive odd numbers is 38 more than the average of these numbers. What is the first number

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13
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17
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19
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Data inadequate
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None of these
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Solution

The correct option is B 17
let a be the first odd number

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a+a+2+a+4=38+a+a+2+a+43

3a+6=38+a+2

2a=34

a=17

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