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consecutive integers are integers that differ by one. you can represent consecutive integers as x,x+1,x+2 and so on. write an equation and solve to find 3 consecutive integers whose sum is 33

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1. can you solve
x + x+1 + x+2 = 33 ?

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posted by Reiny
2. no

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posted by Sara!
3. http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1274744758

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4. I think Ms Sue solved this same equation for you in the post up the line

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5. 33/3=11. Since 11 is the average you have to go down by 1 (11-1) which equals 10. Then one up from 11 (11+1=12) so the answers are 10,11,12. Hope this helps

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