# The sum of three consecutive odd numbers is 327, what is the smallest of these numbers?

Feb 24, 2016

$107$
If the smallest number is $x$, then the numbers are $x$, $x + 2$ and $x + 4$
$x + \left(x + 2\right) + \left(x + 4\right) = 327$
$3 x = 327 - 6 = 321$
$x = 107$