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the sum of two consecutive numbersis 205. whatare two numbers? (hint:let n represent the first number. then n + 1 represents the second number.

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  1. Solve the equation
    n + (n+1) = 205
    Rewrite it as
    2n = 204
    Solve for n, the smaller of the two numbers.

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    posted by drwls
  2. The sum of two consecutive numbersis 205. whatare two numbers? (hint:let n represent the first number. then n + 1 represents the second number.

    ALternatively:

    205/2 = 102.5 making the two numbers 102 and 103.

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    posted by tchrwill

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