# Question #fcc37

##### 2 Answers

#### Explanation:

let

then we have

1st number

2nd number

4th number

5th number

Entire sequence:

Second number in the sequence:

#### Explanation:

If the sum of consecutive integers is equal to

- First integer:
#x# - Second integer:
#x+1# - Third integer:
#x+2# - Fourth integer:
#x+3# - Fifth integer:
#x+4#

Notice with each integer, you are increasing the number by

If the first integer was

Let's set up our equation:

We have a good deal of terms to combine, so let's do that.

From this, we can make our new equation

Subtract

Divide both sides by

This isn't our answer, however. We found what

The second integer is