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TayTay1213
 3 years ago
find two consecutive integers whose sum is 35
TayTay1213
 3 years ago
find two consecutive integers whose sum is 35

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TayTay1213
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you write that in an equation so i can right it like that on my paper

Dido525
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@SSmaths : Don't just give the answer...

Dido525
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@TayTay1213 : I am saying 1 interger is x. If they are consecutive, the next term must be x+1

TayTay1213
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im confused on how to do that

Dido525
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I am just saying that the interger we are trying to find is x.

Dido525
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I am just assigning a variable.

Dido525
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I am saying that integer we are trying to find is x.

TayTay1213
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I get it so would it be like 17+(17+1)=35 so x would equal 17

Dido525
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0But we are trying to find x. We aren't given what x is.

Dido525
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Wait. Have you even learnt algebra yet?

TayTay1213
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well we are learning how to but i cant remember doing this

Dido525
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The idea is that if you don't know what something is you say it's equal to x.

Dido525
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so we don't know what the integer is so we say it's equal to x. Do you follow?

TayTay1213
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah but how do you right that out

Dido525
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Let one of the integers be= x

Dido525
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That means the other integer must be = x+1 They are consecutive, meaning they come after one another.

Dido525
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Together those two must add to 35.

TayTay1213
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so would it be like x+(x+1)=35 and x=17

SSmaths
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0from that equation you have to rearrange it to make x the subject

TayTay1213
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can someone show me how to write it out

SSmaths
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the equation can be written as x+x+1=35 then simplify from there

Dido525
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So you get 2x+1 = 35 34=2x
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