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  • 4 years ago

the sum of two consecutive integers is -257 find the two integers

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  1. Mertsj
    • 4 years ago
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    The two consecutive integers are x and x+1 So x+x+1=-257 Can you solve that?

  2. anonymous
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    -129?

  3. Mertsj
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    That's one of them. What is the other one?

  4. anonymous
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    hmm... im not so sure about the other one...

  5. Mertsj
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    Remember at the beginning we said that one of the numbers is x and the other one is x+1 You found x. Can you find x+1?

  6. Mertsj
    • 4 years ago
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    And remember when you add them you have to get-257

  7. anonymous
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    how can you solve x+1?

  8. Mertsj
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    I'm thinking of a number. It is 12. What is 12+1?

  9. anonymous
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    13

  10. Mertsj
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    I'm thinking of a number. It is -129. What is -129+1 ?

  11. anonymous
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    -128?

  12. Mertsj
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    Do -129 and -128 add up to -257?

  13. anonymous
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    yes?

  14. Mertsj
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    Are -129 and -128 consecutive integers?

  15. Mertsj
    • 4 years ago
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    Are you going to answer me, sweetheart? I can help you lots better if you answer.

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