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**some more math :(**

## Homework Statement

The average of 7 consecutive numbers is 2009. What is the average of the

first three of these numbers?

Samantha went shopping. She bought the following fruit: apples, oranges

and peaches. The apples and oranges weigh 13 pounds together. The oranges

and peaches weigh 15 pounds together. The apples and peaches weigh 16

pounds together. How many pounds of fruits did Samantha buy altogether?

Andrea and Maya are helping their mother plant flowers in the garden. It

will take Andrea 3 hours to plant all the flowers working alone, and it will

take Maya 6 hours to plant all the flowers working alone. If Andrea and Maya

work together, how many hours will it take them to plant all the flowers?

Lucas is buying juice bottles for his soccer team. Juice bottles are sold by the

carton. If he buys 3 cartons of juice bottles, he will be short 3 bottles. If he

buys 4 cartons of juice bottles, he will have 3 bottles extra. How many juice

bottles are in each carton?

## Homework Equations

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## The Attempt at a Solution

These are absolutely killing me. I have no idea where to begin on these. If anyone can help, or even tickle around to give me some ideas, that would help.