Pgs 6 and 27 are on the same (double) sheet of newspaper. What are the pg no.s on the opposite side of the sheet? How many pgs are there altogether?

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thilina-g | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator

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The page numbers on the opposite side are (6-1) and (27+1) which is 5 and 28.

The number of pages is twice the (6+(27-1))/2

Therefore the number of pages = 2 xx (6+(27-1))/2

                                             = 32.

The other way to get this is there are 5 more pages before 6, therefore there should be 5 more pages after 27 also. Therefore the number of pages = 27+5 = 32.

 

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sdvfgb | Student, Grade 11 | eNotes Newbie

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I don't know how to answer this but why there should be more 5 pages after 27??

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