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Find two consecutive odd integers whose sum is 56.

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Odd numbers are 2 apart, so
let the first odd number be x
then the second odd number is x+2

solve x + x+2 = 56

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Let x = the smaller of the two integers.

x + (x + 2) = 56
2x + 2 = 56
2x = 54
x = ?

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