miklintisyt

2022-10-26

Find three consecutive integers whose sum is 42

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If we represent the smallest of the three consecutive integers as x then the other two integers are (x+1) and (x+2)
We are told
(x)+(x+1)+(x+2)=42
3x+3=42
3x=39
x=13
and the three consecutive integers are 13, 14, and 15.

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