# The sum of two consecutive even integers is -298, what are the integers?

May 29, 2015

$- 198 = n + \left(n + 2\right) = 2 n + 2$

Subtract $2$ from both sides to get

$- 200 = 2 n$

Divide both sides by $2$ to get

$n = - 100$

So the integers we are looking for are $- 100$ and $- 98$