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Solve the problem below using Guess and Check. State your solution in a sentence. Jabari is thinking of three numbers. The greatest number is twice as big as the least number. The middle number is three more than the least number. The sum of the three numbers is 75 . Find the numbers.

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Let xx be the least number.
It is given that the greatest number is twice as big as the least number which is mathematically expressed as follows.

Greatest number=2x\text{Greatest number} = 2x

and the middle number is three more than the least number which is mathematically expressed as follows.

Middle number=x+3\text{Middle number} = x + 3

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