# How do you find three consecutive odd integers with the sum of 273?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 16, 2017

See entire solution process below.

#### Explanation:

First, let's name the three consecutive odd integers.

We can call the first integer

Then, because they are "consecutive odd integers" we need to add

Therefore, the 3 consecutive odd integers are:

There three sum to 273 so we can write and solve for

and

and

The three consecutive odd integers are:

89 + 91 + 93 = 273