# If the sum of two consecutive integers is 51, what are the numbers?

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Feb 1, 2016

The two consecutive integers are 25 and 26.

#### Explanation:

Divide

Decrease 25.5 to 25, and increase 25.5 to 26.

Feb 1, 2016

Let the first number be

Then,the second number is

So,

Remove brackets:

Then the second number is

So,the two consecutive integers are