The sum of three consecutive integers is 75, what are the integers?
Three consecutive integers can be written as
the numbers are
This is the type of puzzle that we should try to perform as mental math (in your head). The answer is
To arrive at this answer, we can avoid a lot of math formulas, and the use of a calculator by investigating the given statement and quantities.
Three consecutive integers means three numbers that follow each other like
But in this case the desired sum of three consecutive integers is
That means we can start by dividing the target sum
But if we take a
If you can understand this method and are careful in using it you will save a lot of time when these types of puzzles appear.