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  • one year ago

The sum of three consecutive numbers is 72. What is the largest of these numbers? 23 25 26 28

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  1. anonymous
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    hey

  2. anonymous
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    28 is biggest

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thank you so much! Im new to open study but thanks for helping me

  4. anonymous
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    yw

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    medals pls :)

  6. freckles
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    a is an integer a+1 is the very next integer a+2 is the next integer after that the sum of a and a+1 is a+2 is 72 this means a+(a+1)+(a+2)=72 can you solve for a?

  7. freckles
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    @earthlyvibes I think he just looked at your list and say what was the largest of the 4

  8. freckles
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    if you solve the equation for a above then substitute that value into a+2 you will have the largest the 3 terms in question

  9. anonymous
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    thank you @freckles

  10. anonymous
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    @freckles is right

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