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Posted by **Bob** on Friday, May 24, 2013 at 5:13pm.

The difference between 2X and X+4 =(X+2)-24

Can you show HOW to solve?

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**Reiny**, Friday, May 24, 2013 at 5:56pmx+4 - 2x = x+2 - 24

-2x = -26

x = 13

the three number are 13 , 15 , and 17

check:

difference between 2x and x+4 is

x+4 - 2x

= 4-x = 4-13 = -9

but this is supposed to be x+2 - 24

= 13+2-24 = -9

my answer is correct

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