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  • 3 years ago

The sum of three consecutive odd integers is –15. What are the numbers?

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  1. chaguanas
    • 3 years ago
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    You call your number x

  2. ghazi
    • 3 years ago
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    x+x+2+x+4= -15 3x+6=-15 3x=-21 x=-7

  3. ghazi
    • 3 years ago
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    so the numbers are -7, -7+2, -7+4 -7,-5,-3

  4. marria
    • 3 years ago
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    could it also be 7 9 11 all negative

  5. waterineyes
    • 3 years ago
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    -7, -9, -11 will not give you the sum of -15.. -7 -9 - 11 = -27 (\(\ne 15\))

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