+0  
 
0
132
1
avatar

The sum of seven consecutive positive integers is 77. The largest of these integers is what?

 Jun 3, 2020
 #1
avatar+924 
0

The seven consecutive integers can be written as:

 

\(x+(x+1)+(x+2)+(x+3)+(x+4)+(x+5)+(x+6)\)\(7x+21\)\(77\)

 

\(7x+21=77\)

\(7x=56\)

\(x=8\)

 

Since x is the smallest integer and (x+6) is the largest answer, 8+6 = 14 which is the largest number.

 Jun 3, 2020
edited by HELPMEEEEEEEEEEEEE  Jun 3, 2020

18 Online Users

avatar