(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Ok here is the problem:

100 loaves of bread are to be distributed such that the quantities form an arithmetric sequence, among 5 people. The first 2 together receive 1/7 of the remaining 3, together. How much (loaves and fractions) does each receive?

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

So, I have this as the form:

a1, a1+d, a1+2d, a1+3d, a1+4d

Is that correct?

How do I get d?

Any help on solving this would be great. Thanks!

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# Homework Help: Arithmetric Sequence word problem. Thanks!

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