# How do you find two consecutive even integers whose sum is 126?

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I found

#### Explanation:

Let us call our integers:

and

and use your condition as:

solve for

so our numbers will be:

and

Two consecutive numbers are: 62 and 64

#### Explanation:

2 times any number will give an even number so lets play with some number.

Investigate

Looks as though we may have found a mathematical tool that works.

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Check:

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Two consecutive numbers are: 62 and 64