# SOLUTION: Nick walked a total of 30 blocks in 5 days. Each day he walked 3 blocks more than the previous day. How many blocks did he walk on Day 1. I think the answer is he did not walk any

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 Question 218883: Nick walked a total of 30 blocks in 5 days. Each day he walked 3 blocks more than the previous day. How many blocks did he walk on Day 1. I think the answer is he did not walk any distance on day 1. Please explain the solution.Answer by RAY100(1637)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let x= distance for day 1,,,subsequent days are,,x+3,,x+6,,x+9,,,x+12 . as total for 5 days is 30,, . x +x+3 +x+6 +x+9 =x+12 =30 . 5x +30 =30 . 5x =0 . x= 0,,,,,,,or he doesn't have to walk at all 1st day,, . . check,,0+3+6+9+12 = 30,,,,ok .