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Pearl writes down seven consecutive integers and adds them up. The sum of the integers is equal to 6 times the largest of the seven integers. What is the smallest integer that Pearl wrote down?

 Sep 19, 2022
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The answer is 12.

 Sep 20, 2022
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n + n + 1 + n + 2 + n + 3 + n + 4 + n + 5 + n + 6==6(n + 6), solve for n

 

n == 15 - the smallest integer

 Sep 20, 2022
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Thanks, 15 was correct!

Keihaku  Sep 20, 2022

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