HOW DO I FIND OUT WHAT The sum of three consecutive natural numbers is 870, find the numbers

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  1. quick way:
    the average of the three numbers would be
    870/3 = 290
    Since they are consecutive, they must be
    289, 290, 291

    long way:
    x + x+1 + x+2 = 870
    solve for x, and state the numbers

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    posted by Reiny

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