The sum of two consecutive odd integers is 304. How do you find the two integers?
2 Answers
Answer:
Write an equation, in function of x, to represent the situation.
Explanation:
Assuming the smaller number is x, the larger x + 2, since odd numbers come at intervals of two numbers (even, odd, even, odd, etc.)
The numbers are 151 and 153.
Practice exercises:

The sum of three consecutive numbers is 171. Find the three numbers.

The sum of four consecutive even numbers is 356. Find the four numbers.
Good luck!
Answer:
Explanation:
Always remember that consecutive integers differ in the value of
So,Let the first number
Then,second number=
Substitute the values into the equation:
Remove the brackets:
So,