Find Third Number

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    nycmathguy

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    The product of three numbers is 3876. Two of the numbers are 19 and 17. What is the third number?

    Let me see.

    Let n = the third number

    (19)(17)n = 3876

    323n = 3876

    n = 3876 รท 323

    n = 12

    The third number is 12.
     
    nycmathguy, Jul 30, 2022
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    correct
     
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    Thanks for checking my work.
     
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