Posted by john on .
there are seven consecutive even numbers .if the largest no is x write an algebraic expression for the middle no . if the middle no is 48 find the value of smallest no

math 
Reiny,
from smallest to largest of the 7 consecutive EVENS
x, x+2, x+4, x+6, x+8, x+10, x+12
middle is x+6
x+6 = 48
x= 42
smallest is 42