Wednesday

August 20, 2014

August 20, 2014

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

- Math -
**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

**Related Questions**

math - i dont get this question consecutive integers are integers that differ by...

math - i dont get this question consecutive integers are integers that differ ...

math - Consecutive integers are integers that follow each other in order (for ...

Math - When you solve questions like "The sum of 3 consecutive integers is 147. ...

math - consecutive even integers can be represented by x,x+2,x+4 and so on. ...

math plllls heelp - How many integers 1≤N≤1000 can be written both ...

heeeeeeeeeeeeeelp maths - How many integers 1≤N≤1000 can be written ...

math - there are three consecutive positive integers such that the sum of the ...

math - A. Four times one odd integer is 14 less than three times the next even ...

math - 1. The largest of five consecutive integers is twice the smallest. Find ...