Posted by **rjrrojas** on Friday, November 23, 2007 at 12:19am.

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

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**katie**, Friday, November 23, 2007 at 12:58am
the inegers are the 2 that your trying to find the difference of...it makes no sense..you didnt finish writing the problem either..

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**lexey**, Thursday, August 21, 2008 at 11:02pm
5+(-8)=?

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**Reiny**, Friday, November 23, 2007 at 4:52am
(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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