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JosellyJs

  • 3 years ago

when the smallest of 3 consecutive integers is subtracted from twice the largest, the result is 15. What is the middle number?

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  1. syhna
    • 3 years ago
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    12?

  2. ajprincess
    • 3 years ago
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    Let the smallest number be n. then other numbers will be n+1, n+2. Here largest number is n+2. 2(n+2)-n=15 2*n+2*2-n=15 2n+4-n=15 Find n. Then to find the middle number plug in the value of n in n+1.

  3. syhna
    • 3 years ago
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    i see so that's how you solve it :D mine was not so sure i just guessed afterall

  4. ajprincess
    • 3 years ago
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    @JosellyJs did u find it?

  5. JosellyJs
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    Thank you so much, yes :)

  6. ajprincess
    • 3 years ago
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    welcome:)

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