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Find three positive consecutive even integers such that the product of the first and second is 8 more then 38 times the third

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    The 3 even integers are n, n+2, and n+4, respectively. The problem says that n*(n+2) -8 = 38*(n+4). Do the algebra and solve for n to find the first of the 3 even integers. add two and four to find the 2nd and 3rd integers, respectively.

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