Three cottages

141 guests are accommodated in 3 cottages. In the second cottage, there are eight guests more than in the first cottage, and in the third cottage, there are 14 guests more than in the second cottage. Find out how many guests are staying in the first cottage.

Correct answer:

a =  37

Step-by-step explanation:

a+(a+8)+(a+8+14)=141  3a=111  a=3111=37  a=37

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