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Find all sets of two consecutive positive odd integers whose sum is less than or equal to 18.

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let the two consecutive odd numbers be x and x+2

x + x+2 < 18
2x < 16
x < 8

so 1,3 ; 3,5 ; 5,7 ; 7,9

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