The sum of 5 consecutive odd numbers is 145. What is the third number in this sequence?

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The sum of 5 consecutive odd numbers is 145.

What is the third number in this sequence?

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    2021-10-14T22:14:06+00:00

    The answer is 29 

    let n be the first of the consecutive odd numbers
    ⇒ n, n+2, n+4 n+6, n+5
    represent 5 consecutive odd numbers
    sum = n+ (n+2) + (n+4) + (n+6) + (n+8) = 5n+20
    ⇒ 5n +20=145 
    Solve for n = 25

    25, 27, 29, 31, 33

    25+27+29+31+33=145

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    2021-10-14T22:14:44+00:00

    Answer:

    29

    Step-by-step explanation:

    khan

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