# SOLUTION: If A ¥ B means (A + B)/2, then what is the value of (3 ¥ 5) ¥ 8? a) 1 b) 6 c) 8 d) 12 e) 16

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Miscellaneous Word Problems Question 288041: If A ¥ B means (A + B)/2, then what is the value of (3 ¥ 5) ¥ 8? a) 1 b) 6 c) 8 d) 12 e) 16Answer by vleith(2825)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Take this in two steps First step is to evaluate (3 ¥ 5) Plug 3 and 5 into the definition for ¥ (A+B)/2 (3+5)/2 8/2 = 4 So, (3 ¥ 5) = 4 Now take that result and plug it into the original equation (3 ¥ 5) ¥ 8 4 ¥ 8 Now evaluate that using the definition for ¥ (A+B)/2 (4+8)/2 12/2 = 6 The result is 6. Answer B