# The sum of two consecutive number is 63. What are the numbers?

##### 3 Answers

#### Explanation:

Consecutive numbers are those which follow each other, where a number is 1 more than the preceding number.

Define the numbers first.

Let the smaller number be

The larger number is

Their sum is 63, so we can write an equation:

If the smaller number is 31, the next number is 32.

Check

Two consecutive numbers are

#### Explanation:

Let the two consecutive numbers be

Therefore given that

or

or

or

or

or

Hence two consecutive numbers are

#### Explanation:

Let the first number be

So,

One number is

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