Posted by **Isaac** on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 5:49am.

three numbers in an arithmetic sequence sum up to six. if you add 1 to the first number, 2 to the second number, and 5 to the third number, what are the orginal three numbers?

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**Steve**, Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 11:59am
what does adding 1,2,5 have to do with the original numbers?

The sequence could be

1,2,3

12,2,-8

-20,2,24

or lots of others.

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