How to Solve Consecutive Number Problems Part 1

This is the first of the Solving Consecutive Number Series, a series of post discussing word problems about consecutive numbers.

Consecutive numbers are numbers that follow each other in order. In number problems in Algebra, consecutive numbers usually have difference 1 or 2. Below are the types of consecutive numbers,

consecutive numbers – 5, 6, 7, 8, …

consecutive even numbers – 16, 18, 20, 22…

consecutive odd numbers – 3, 5, 7, 8, …

The symbol … means that the list may be continued.

Notice that consecutive numbers always increase by 1 in each term. If we make 5 as point of reference, then, we can write the numbers above as

5, 5 + 1, 5 + 2, 5 + 3.

That means that if our first number is x, then the list above can be written as

x, (x + 1), (x + 2), (x + 3)

and so on.  » Read more

Congratulations Civil Service Exam Passers!

I would like to congratulate the member of the PH Civil Service Review Facebook Group who passed the October 26, 2014.  As of this writing, the group has 2,811 members and continues to grow everyday. The group has probably about 100 passers, but I only listed those whom I got permission to include their names.

Professional

  • Abucejo, Romel A.
  • Alcantara, Missy B.
  • Aldeza, John Paul D.
  • Atienza, Daniel R.
  • Carongoy, Aiko
  • Castillo, Francis Anthony E.
  • Dacallos, Girlie F.
  • Garbida, Alger James D
  • Ibis, Regio O.
  • Pimentel, Cojee
  • Reyes, Debbie Joyce A.
  • Rozario, Zaisa C.
  • Santarin, Thessa Marie C.

Sub-professional

  • Esturas, James Patrick G.
  • Pelaez, Manolito G.

Congratulations Civil Service Passers.

Here is the complete list of the Civil Service Exam Passers and the schedule for the May 2015 exam.

The Venn Diagram Problem Solving Tutorial Series

According to some readers who took the Civil Service Examination last April and October, some of the questions include Venn diagram problems, so I wrote a series on how to solve problems about it. The Venn Diagram Problem Solving Tutorial Series is a series of detailed tutorials on how to solve Venn Diagram Word problems. It is recommended that you read the tutorial in the following order.

1. Introduction to Venn Diagrams defines and introduces the use of Venn Diagrams.  This includes how to set up problems involving 2-circle Venn Diagrams and 3-circle Venn Diagrams.

2. How to Solve Venn Diagram Problems Part 1 is a detailed tutorial on how to solve  2-circle diagram problems.

3. How to Solve Venn Diagram Problems Part 2 is a detailed tutorial on how to solve  3-circle diagram problems.

If you have questions, please use the comment box below.

How to Solve Venn Diagram Problems Part 2

In the previous posts, the introduction and the second part of this series, we have learned the basics of Venn Diagrams as well as solving the 2-circle Venn Diagram problem. In this post, we are going to solve a more complicated problem which is composed of 3-circle Venn diagram problem.

Venn Diagram Problem

There are 100 students surveyed and asked which of the following subjects they take this semester: Mathematics, English, or Biology. Below is the result of the survey.

  • 35 responded English
  • 50 responded Mathematics
  • 29 responded Biology
  • 12 responded Mathematics and English
  • 8 responded English and Biology
  • 11 responded Biology and Math
  • 5 responded all

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October 2014 Professional Civil Service Exam Passers, ARMM

Complete List of the October 2014 Professional Civil Service Exam Passers from ARMM.

Region Exam No Name
16 577993 ABBANI, OMAR S.
16 566984 ABBAS, FARMILLAH P
16 566976 ABDULMORID, NORANIA T
16 534093 ADE, ROLLEN ERRON S
16 567092 ALA, ALEAH JANIMA M
16 570875 ALDAM, JUNARD D.
16 578212 AMBARU, SARMAN A.
16 571272 AMING, HATTA A.
16 567243 ANANGGO, KHARIMA T
16 534223 ANGULO, GRACEL KAYE G
16 534412 ARUMPAC, AINEE RAYANNA B
16 578080 BALAMO, MUHAMMAD YASSER H.
16 571299 BANDAL, CHRISTINE MARIE S.
16 533929 BAZAR, NAJEV P
16 533915 BENITO, BAI MALEHA M
16 534322 CANDAO, MOHAMMAD MA-AROUPH K

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October 2014 Subprofessional Civil Service Exam Passers, ARMM

Complete List of the October 2014 Subprofessional Civil Service Exam Passers from ARMM.

OCTOBER 26, 2014 CSE-PPT
SUBPROFESSIONAL LEVEL
CSC RO NO. 16 (ARMM)

Seq No Region ExamNo. Name
1 16 940181 BIADNES, GEORGIA P
2 16 955204 JACINTO, FRANCES CARLO C.
3 16 940184 RADIA, OMAR SHARIEF D
—Nothing Follows—

October 2014 Subprofessional Civil Service Exam Passers, CARAGA

OCTOBER 26, 2014 CSE-PPT
SUBPROFESSIONAL LEVEL
CSC RO NO. 15 (CARAGA)
Seq No Region ExamNo Name
1 15 920341 ACUÑA, JONITHON R.
2 15 920159 ALDION, NIZA C
3 15 920141 ARADO, ZARA VANESSA V
4 15 920767 AVILA, PAMELA C
5 15 920747 BAUTISTA, CHRISTOPHER M
6 15 920425 BAYNOSA, CRYSTELLE ANNE F.
7 15 920632 BESARIO, ALVIN RETOX P
8 15 920415 BLANCO, ANDY MARK M.
9 15 920494 BRAZIL, RENADITH M.
10 15 920045 CALUNDRE, GEO J
11 15 920056 CAPAROSO, JOANIE PAULINE V
12 15 920009 CAPAROSO, KORINNE ADRIA V
13 15 920355 CASTAÑAS, KEVIN B.
14 15 920030 CASTRO, KAREN MAE A
15 15 920827 CORDERO, RODERICK P
16 15 920003 DE LA TORRE, ANGELAINE L
17 15 920054 DELAPA, ARZELIE B

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October 2014 Subprofessional Civil Service Exam Passers, CAR

OCTOBER 26, 2014 CSE-PPT
SUBPROFESSIONAL LEVEL
CSC RO NO. 14 (CAR)

Seq No Region ExamNo Name
1 14 900564 AB-ABO, MELVYN JAY D
2 14 900836 ACCANGAN, GERONA T
3 14 900524 AGCARAO, MA THERESA R
4 14 900413 AGNO,CLAIRE A
5 14 900143 ALFARO, WALVINETTE L
6 14 900751 ALINDAYO, EVELYN T
7 14 900768 ALLAGA, BEVERLY W
8 14 900392 ALMACEN, JAREEZ MAY A
9 14 900483 AMANGAO, FRANCES JOY G
10 14 900274 AMPAL, MYRA LANE S
11 14 900176 ANABLON, ADRIANO B
12 14 901239 ANDANAN, GLAISA NABI B.
13 14 900607 ANDRES, SHYANNE G
14 14 900441 ANGAYEN, JACKIE LYNN P
15 14 900427 ARGUELLES, LIEZEL I
16 14 900014 ATOMPAG, DENVER JR P

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