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For three consecutive integers the sum of the first and twice the second is 23 more than twice the third. Which equation can be used to find the three integers?

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  1. geoffb
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    If you call them \(x\), \(y\), and \(z\), you know that: \[y = x + 1\] \[z = y + 1 = x + 2\] Then, you can plug those formulas into: \[x+2y = 23 + 2z\] Do you understand how I got all of those?

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