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December 22, 2014

December 22, 2014

Posted by **John** on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 10:33pm.

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**Jai**, Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 11:53pmNote that the difference between two consecutive integers is equal to 1. Thus,

Let x = first number

Let x+1 = the second number

Then we set up the equation. It says in the problem that their sum is 59, so

x + x + 1 = 59

Finally we solve for x:

2x + 1 = 59

2x = 59 - 1

2x = 58

(2x)/2 = 58/2

x = 29 (first number)

x+1 = 30 (second number)

Hope this helps~ :3

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