# math help

the sum of three consecutive odd integers is 435. What is the largest of the three integers??how do I solve this problem?? Please help

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1. Here's a start:

435/3 = ?

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2. odd numbers differ be 2

let the first of the odd numbers be x
then the next two odds are x+2, and x+4

x + x+2 + x+4 = 435
3x = 429
x = 143

so the largest is x+4 = 143+4 = 147

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3. The sum of three consecutive odd integers is 435 Find the three integers.

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