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shreenithaa
 one year ago
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turn in to an inequality
Find the three smallest consecutive even integers whose sum is greater than 126.
shreenithaa
 one year ago
help!! turn in to an inequality Find the three smallest consecutive even integers whose sum is greater than 126.

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shreenithaa
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0does anyone know this?

johnweldon1993
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Let (x) = an even integer, (x + 2) = the next even integer and (x+4) be the next even one So since the sum of these is greater than 126 we have \[\large x+(x+2)+(x+4) > 126\]

johnweldon1993
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You dont get what I have written? Well Lets say I have an even number...lets call it x Now to get to the next CONSECUTIVE even number....I need to add 2 to the one I have....if I add 1...it becomes odd So now I have x .... and then x+2 And I need the NEXT one as well..so follow suite...add 2 to the previous number we have x.....then x+2.....and now x+2 + 2 = x + 4 So the 3 consecutive even numbers we have to be summed are \[\large x + (x+2) + (x+4)\] Since the question then states, this sum is greater than 126...we just set our number equation accordingly \[\large x + (x+2) + (x+4) > 126\]

johnweldon1993
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Now we just combine like terms....and evaluate for 'x'

shreenithaa
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oooh now i get it thnx
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