Algebra II

The sum of the reciprocals of two consecutive positive integers is 17/12. Write an equation that can be used to find the two integers. What are the integers?

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  1. PLEASE HELP ME

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  2. surely you know
    (a) what a reciprocal is
    (b) what a sum is
    (c) what consecutive integers are

    So, if the smaller integer is x, the equation is just

    1/x + 1/(x+1) = 17/12

    Unfortunately, I detect a typo. Fix it, and it will come out a lot better.

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