math

posted by .

the sum of five consecutive numbers is 28 more than the sum of the third and the fifth numbers.find the consecutive numbers

  • math -

    let the numbers be
    x-2 , x-1 , x , x+1, and x+2

    x-2 + x-1 + x + x+1+ x+2= x + x+2 + 28
    5x = 2x + 30
    3x = 30
    x = 10

    the numbers are
    8 9 10 11 and 12

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. maths

    can you replace the stars with figures **** x 3 ______ ***** the whole calculation uses each of the digits 0-9 once and once only the 4 figure number contains three consecutive numbers which are not in order. the third digit is the …
  2. algebra

    Five times the smallest of three consecutive odd integers is ten more than twice the longest. Find the integers. The sum of three integers is one hundred twenty three more than the first number. The second number is two more than the …
  3. Math

    Out of the numbers divisible by 3, we picked 4 consecutive numbers. To the sum of these, we added a third of the sum, and then the half of the third of the sum. We got 225. What are those 4 numbers?
  4. Mathematics

    What are consecutive numbers? -The sum of TWO consecutive whole numbers is 99. What are they?
  5. Grade 8 Math

    Can you write them in Mathematical/numbers form I'll solve them myself. i don't really get it though i have written the first one in mathematical for but i'm not sure if that's right. 1. When six is subtracted from five times a certain …
  6. math URGENT!!!!

    i have a list of 5 different numbers. the sum of 2 of the numbers is 0. the sum of 2 of the numbers is 1. the sum of 2 of the numbers is 2. the sum of 2 of the numbers is 3. the sum of 2 of the numbers is 4.the sum of 2 of the numbers …
  7. Algebra

    5 times the least of three consecutive odd numbers is 35 more than twice the sum of the greater two. What is the sum of the three consecutive odd numbers?
  8. Math

    5 times the least of three consecutive odd numbers is 35 more than twice the sum of the greater two. What is the sum of the three consecutive odd numbers?
  9. Math

    The sum of the squares of three consecutive whole numbers is 77. Form a quadratic equation and hence solve it to determine the numbers. (Hint: let the three consecutive numbers be x, x+1 and x+2)
  10. Math

    The sum of five consecutive numbers is 645. Find the numbers.

More Similar Questions