Algebra
posted by Shaun on .
5 times the least of three consecutive odd numbers is 35 more than twice the sum of the greater two. What is the sum of the three consecutive odd numbers?

If n is the least of the three consecutive odd numbers, the others are: n+2, n+4.
So: 5(n) +35 = 2(n+2+n+4)
Solve for n, then find 3n+6