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If the sum of three consecutive odd integers is 189, what is the smallest of the three integers?

 Sep 16, 2019
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Ther's an algebraic solution which isn't difficult....but.....the easiest way to solve this is to divide 189  by 3  =

 

63 ....this is the middle odd integer

 

Add 2  to 63  = 65    ....this is the largest odd integer

 

Subtract 2 from 63   = 61......this is the smallest  odd integer

 

 

 

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 Sep 16, 2019

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