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Find two consecutive odd integers whose sum is 56.

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    Odd numbers are 2 apart, so
    let the first odd number be x
    then the second odd number is x+2

    solve x + x+2 = 56

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    Let x = the smaller of the two integers.

    x + (x + 2) = 56
    2x + 2 = 56
    2x = 54
    x = ?

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