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# Three Statements VI

Which of these three statements are true?

1. Emile made some waffles. He ate one and gave half the remainder to his brother Robbie. After eating another one he was left with 2. This means that he made 8 waffles.

2. Ian is helping his gym teacher. The teacher asks him to go and get 15 balls from the storage room. If Ian carries 3 balls at a time he will have to make 5 trips to the storage room.

3. If you write down all the odd numbers from 1-15 in a row then the sum of any two numbers next to each other is odd.

1. Emile made some waffles. He ate one and gave half the remainder to his brother Robbie. After eating another one he was left with 2. This means that he made 8 waffles.

2. Ian is helping his gym teacher. The teacher asks him to go and get 15 balls from the storage room. If Ian carries 3 balls at a time he will have to make 5 trips to the storage room.

3. If you write down all the odd numbers from 1-15 in a row then the sum of any two numbers next to each other is odd.

### Answer

Statement 2 is true, statements 1 and 3 are false.In statement 1, the answer should be (2+1)*2+1=7 waffles.

In statement 2, 15/3=5.

In statement 3, the sum of two odd numbers is even.

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