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  • 4 years ago

the sum of hte three smallest of four consecutive oss integers is 30 greaterthan the largest integer. What is the largest integer?

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  1. Mertsj
    • 4 years ago
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    The integers are x x+1 x+2 x+3 x+(x+1)+(x+2)=(x+3)+30

  2. Mertsj
    • 4 years ago
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    Can you solve that?

  3. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    is the beginning all added togather or is any of it multiplied?

  4. Mertsj
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    All added together.

  5. myininaya
    • 4 years ago
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    it says sum so that means we add (not multiply)

  6. Mertsj
    • 4 years ago
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    did you get it?

  7. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    ya I got 10/3?

  8. Mertsj
    • 4 years ago
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    But that is not an integer.

  9. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    ?

  10. myininaya
    • 4 years ago
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    \[x+x+x+1+2=x+3+30\] \[3x+3=x+33\] try solving it from here

  11. Mertsj
    • 4 years ago
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    Watch. I'll show you.

  12. Mertsj
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    too late. Myininaya will show you.

  13. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    x=15

  14. myininaya
    • 4 years ago
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    yep! :)

  15. myininaya
    • 4 years ago
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    now that is the smallest integer

  16. myininaya
    • 4 years ago
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    you are looking for the largest intger in your problem

  17. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    yes soo do I plug the 15 into the original equation?

  18. myininaya
    • 4 years ago
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    remember we had x <-smallest x+1 x+2 x+3 <- largest

  19. myininaya
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    so if x=15 then x+3= what?

  20. anonymous
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    18?

  21. myininaya
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    thats right

  22. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    Great Thankyou!!!

  23. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    I understand a little better now

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