# The greater of 2 consecutive even integers is 58 less than three times the smaller, what are the numbers?

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Jun 3, 2015

Two consecutive **even** integers can be represented as

(as the difference between two even integers eg : 8 - 6 = **2** )

The greater of the two =

Three times the smaller integer =

as per the condition of the question:

now solving the equation:

and

so the numbers are