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find two consecutive even integers such that 5 more than the first is divided by 2 less than the second, the result is 13/12.

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asked by amir
  1. let the two integers be x and x+2

    <<5 more than the first is divided by 2 less than the second, the result is 13/12>
    ---> (x+5)/x = 13/12

    I will let you solve it.

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    posted by Reiny
  2. (n+5)/(n+2-2)=13/12

  3. is it 60 im confused i missed class today so, i really didn't get the whole of the lesson. =)

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    posted by amir
  4. yes, the two integers are 60 and 62

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    posted by Reiny
  5. thanks that's what i got just making sure =]

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