The sum of two consecutive even integers is 234. What is the larger integer?

1 Answer
May 19, 2018

Answer:

#x=118#

Explanation:

We have got the system :
#x+y=234#[1]
#x-y=2#[2]
If we consider #x# as the larger one, and that this is sum of two consecutive even integer number.
So : [1]+[2]:
#2x=236#[1]
#x-y=2#[2]
#x=118#[1]
#y=116#[2]
So the larger number is 118, \0/ here's our answer!