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anonymous
 one year ago
The sum of three consecutive numbers is 72. What is the largest of these numbers?
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anonymous
 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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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thank you so much! Im new to open study but thanks for helping me

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0a 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?

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@earthlyvibes I think he just looked at your list and say what was the largest of the 4

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if you solve the equation for a above then substitute that value into a+2 you will have the largest the 3 terms in question
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