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if one-half of an integer is subtracted from three-fifths of the next consecutive integer, the difference is 3. What are the two integers?

i need help with this can anyone out there help me???? please

  • algebra -word problems - ,

    the inegers are the 2 that your trying to find the difference of...it makes no sense..you didn't finish writing the problem either..

  • pre algebra - ,

    5+(-8)=?

  • algebra -word problems - ,

    (3/4)(x+1) - (1/2)x = 3

    3(x+1) - 2x = 12
    3x + 3 - 2x = 12
    x = 9

    So the two integers are 9 and 10

    check:
    3/4(10) - 1/2(9)
    =15/2 - 9/2
    = 3

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