# math

i don't get this question

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

how do you solve this

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1. x + (x+1) + (x+2) = 33
3x + 3 = 33
3x = 30
x = 10

10 is the smallest of the consecutive integers.

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