# The sum of four consecutive odd integers is three more than 5 times the least of the integers, what are the integers?

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Jan 20, 2016

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Let the first odd term be n

Let the sum of all the terms be s

Then

term 1

term 2

term 3

term 4

Then

Given that

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Equating (1) to (2) thus removing the variable s

Collecting like terms

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Thus the terms are:

term 1

term 2

term 3

term 4