Posted by **evelyn** on Friday, October 1, 2010 at 4:24pm.

Three times the greastest of three consecutive even integers exceeds twice the least by 38. Find the integers.

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**Henry**, Friday, October 1, 2010 at 7:46pm
1st integer = x,

2nd = x + 2,

3rd = x + 4,

3(x + 4) = 2x + 38,

3x + 12 = 2x + 38,

3x - 2x = 38 - 12.

x = 26,

x + 2 = 28.

x + 4 = 30.

The 3 even integers are: 26, 28, and 30.

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