# What are three consecutive integers whose sum is 96?

##### 3 Answers

I got

#### Explanation:

Call your integers:

you get:

rearrange:

and so:

so our integers are:

You must symbolize the first integer with

#### Explanation:

Lets pretend the first number was

How would you get from

Now add them all up like this:

Combine like terms:

Subtract the 3 from both sides

Divide both sides by

Answer:

BTW, "consecutive" means to come right after. In my pretend answer,

31, 32, 33

#### Explanation:

If you represent the first integer with the letter

This simplifies to:

The first integer is 31. The next two consecutive integers are 32