Posted by **Anonymous** on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 7:45am.

the sum of five consecutive numbers is 28 more than the sum of the third and the fifth numbers.find the consecutive numbers

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 8:44am
let the numbers be

x-2 , x-1 , x , x+1, and x+2

x-2 + x-1 + x + x+1+ x+2= x + x+2 + 28

5x = 2x + 30

3x = 30

x = 10

the numbers are

8 9 10 11 and 12

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