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3 items are filed under this topic.    Page1/1            Five bales 2017-10-08 From John:two answers were given... I believe both to be incorrect. five bales weighed two at a time: weightx2 given: 110,112,113,114,115,116,117,118,120, and 121. It stated all combinations ie: ab,ac,ad,ad,bc,bd,be, etc. to arrive at the above 10 combined weights. I come up with the following... Bale A= 54lbs, Bale B=56, Bale C=58, Bale D=59. and Bale E=62 pounds. A+B=110, A+C=112, A+D=, B+C=114, B+D=115 ,A+E=116 ,C+D=117, B+E=118 ,C+E=120, and D+E=121Answered by Penny Nom.     Weighing bales 2000-02-15 From Thinh Than:You have 5 bales of hay. and they were weighed but they didn't weigh them individually, they were weighed in pairs. The pairs were 1&2, 1&3, 1&4, 1&5, 2&3, 2&4, 2&5, and so on. The weights of the pairs were 80,82,83,84,85,86,87,88,90, and 91. Can you tell me how much the bales weigh individually. Answered by Claude Tardif.     Bales of hay 1999-09-13 From Ivy:You are given 5 bales of hay. Two bales are weighed at a time, which equal the following weights: 110, 112, 113,114,115,116,117,118,120,121. What does each individual bale weigh?Answered by Harley Weston.      Page1/1    Math Central is supported by the University of Regina and The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.    about math central :: site map :: links :: notre site français