# How do you find three consecutive odd integers such that the sum of the first and second is 27 less than three times the third?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 28, 2016

Another method

The numbers are

#### Explanation:

Let the first odd number be

Breaking the question down into its key parts

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Three consecutive odd number

Sum of first and second numbers:

Is:

27 less:

than three times the third:

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The numbers are