Posted by **cheryl** on Monday, March 26, 2007 at 7:48pm.

two consecutive integers such that the sum of 3 times the frist integer and 6 times second integer is 24. Expalin the variables that you used. If I could get help in solving this ASAP, I wiould really appreicate it?

Let the two consecutive integers be x and x =1. The verbal statements about the sum can be written

3 x + 6(x+1) = 24

Solve that.

The first step might me to rewrite it

9x + 6 = 24

Take it from there.

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