# The sum of three consecutive integers is equal to 9 less than 4 times the least of the integers. What are the three integers?

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Mar 11, 2017

#### Explanation:

We have three consecutive integers. Let's call them

Their sum,

is equal to nine less than four times the least of the integers, or

And so we can say:

And so the three integers are:

Mar 11, 2017

#### Explanation:

Let the consecutive numbers be

The sum of these integers is equal to

So,

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