# algebra -word problems

if one-half of an integer is subtracted from three-fifths of the next consecutive integer, the difference is 3. What are the two integers?

i need help with this can anyone out there help me???? please

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1. the inegers are the 2 that your trying to find the difference of...it makes no sense..you didn't finish writing the problem either..

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2. (3/4)(x+1) - (1/2)x = 3

3(x+1) - 2x = 12
3x + 3 - 2x = 12
x = 9

So the two integers are 9 and 10

check:
3/4(10) - 1/2(9)
=15/2 - 9/2
= 3

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3. 5+(-8)=?

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