Posted by Monica on .
The larger of two consecutive integers is 7 greater than twice the smaller. Find the integers.
A) 4,5
B) 8,9
C) 5,6

Algebra 1 
Tom,
integer 1 = a
integer 2 = b
ba = 1 (b is one more than a)
b7 = 2*a (b is seven more than two times a)
a = b1
b7 = 2*(b1)
b7 = 2b2
b = 5
so a should be 6
answer is C)