anonymous
  • anonymous
the sum of three consecutive even numbers 48. What are the smallest of these numbers?
Pre-Algebra
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schrodinger
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jango_IN_DTOWN
  • jango_IN_DTOWN
Let the numbers be a,a+2,a+4 then by question a+(a+2)+(a+4)=48 or,3a=42 or a=14
jango_IN_DTOWN
  • jango_IN_DTOWN
so the smallest number is a =14
anonymous
  • anonymous
Oh my gosh... thank you!

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jango_IN_DTOWN
  • jango_IN_DTOWN
since the numbers are even consecutive, the next term will be 2 more than the previous one
anonymous
  • anonymous
but I don't understand how you would get 2

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