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if mary is twelfth in line and mary is in front of her but seven people are between them what position would mary be in?

Member Added on Sep 26, 2010
I meant if Lynn is twelfth in line and mary is in front of her but seven people are between them what position would mary be in?
In Topics: Helping my child with school work and home work, Helping my child with math
> 60 days ago

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pigtoria
pigtoria writes:
Hi Tricilewis1,

The formula to solve this problem is:
(known line order – spaces between) – 1 =
(12 – 7) – 1 = 4

Mary is in the 4th position

You can double check your answer by writing out the number line.  There are exactly seven spaces between the number 4 and number 12.

Hope this helps!

Vicki
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wally1
wally1 writes:
As first worded the second Mary would be fourth in line.
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wally1
wally1 writes:
As first worded the second Mary would be fourth in line.
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