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Three consecutive even integers add up to –36. Which integers are they?
 

 Mar 27, 2023
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Lets call the first integer x 

 

Integer 1=x 

Integer 2= x+2 becuase it's a consecutive even integer (adding two takes it to the next even integer)

Integer 3=x+4

 

x+x+2+x+4=-36 

3x+6=-36

3x=-42

x=-14

 

Substitute x into the integer equation 

x=-14, x=-12, x=-10

 Mar 27, 2023

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