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1. if the largest of three consecutive even integers is multiplied by 5, the product is 6 less than three times the sum of the first two integer. fin the integers.

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  1. (x+4)5 = 3(x + x+2)-6

    Now just find x, the smallest number.

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  2. 5(x+4)=3(2x+2)-6
    5x+20=6x+6-6
    5x+20=6x
    5x-6x=-20
    -x=-20
    x=20

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  3. 5(x+4)=3(2x+2)-6
    5x+20=6x+6-6
    5x+20=6x
    5x-6x=-20
    -x=-20
    x=20

    x+2=22
    x+4=24

    20,22,24

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