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anonymous
 one year ago
The sum of two consecutive integers is at most 223.
What is the larger of the two integers?
anonymous
 one year ago
The sum of two consecutive integers is at most 223. What is the larger of the two integers?

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MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it can be any 2 integers (up to a certain level) because it tells you that the sum is AT MOST 223 for instance 1 & 2 2 & 3 18&19 all satisfy that inequality. In general if you have an interger x then the next integer is x+1 so the sum of 2 consecutive integers = 2x+1 you can use that to find the LARGEST possible number (but that is not what the question asks..)

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no as i said for instanc 18&19 but also 100 & 101 READ what I said

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0OK so what you just posted is 100 and 101.. The larger is 101

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you have missed the point What about 101 & 102 ? Have a little think before you post next

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Did you type the question exactly as written?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How am I missing the point?? The LARGER is the higher number....Therefore out of 102 its 103

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what about 103 & 104 have a think and read teh question

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x + x + 1 <= 223 2x <= 222 x <= 111 x + 1 = 111 + 1 = 112

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but the way the question is worded can be a bit confusing

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0to be honest  this is not a well phrased question  it doesn't really have an answer as written. What @texaschic101 has done is given you the answer for a differnt question "what is the LARGEST possible value for one of the integers" but that is not what is asked

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0true ^^.....I think the way it is written, there can be more then 1 answer

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So this question is a tricky question or it didnt make it right

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So what is the 2 answers you guys see?

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Please have a think and try to understand what we are saying it is not 2 answers  it is a NUMBER of answers ANY 2 integers less than 112 will answer teh question correctly. You need to look at the equation that was written above and understand HOW it relates to rthe question. doi not focus on the answer  this question does not have a proper answer

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I dont see an equation!

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0IF the question was written properly then it would not be 'tricky' the some of integer x and the consecutive integer (x+1) is x+x+1 = 2x+1 THAT is the key point you needed to get to answer similar questions

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@texaschic101 wrote THIS eqution above x + x + 1 <= 223 2x <= 222 x <= 111 x + 1 = 111 + 1 = 112 BUT it doesn't answer your question, because your question is not posed properly

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok is there a way to solve this????

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I repeat: it is not 2 answers  it is a NUMBER of answers ANY 2 integers less than 112 will answer the question correctly.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0−112,−56,−28,−16,−14,−8,−7,−4,−2,−1,1,2,4,7,8,14,16,28,56,112

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I am sorry buddy...I just don't know...there can be several answers
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