# How do you find two consecutive odd integers such that 4 times the larger is 29 more than 3 times the larger?

##### 1 Answer

Page numbers are 27 and 29

#### Explanation:

Let any number be

Then

The next odd number will be

So our two consecutive numbers can be represented by

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Breaking down the question into its parts

"4 times the larger"

"is "

"29 more than "

"3 times the larger "

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Multiply out the brackets giving:

Collecting like terms