# What is the sum of three consecutive even integers is -360?

##### 2 Answers

If you are trying to find the three numbers, they are

#### Explanation:

They are consecutive, so the average would be

However, they are consecutive even integers. So subtract 2 from one of the numbers and add 2 because it will even out the average. That should get

-118,-120,-122

#### Explanation:

Considering that the numbers have to be consecutive, the three numbers would be close in value to each other. we'd be looking for numbers that are *close to*:

So we need 3 consecutive numbers that are close to 120, and sum to 360. Luckily 120 can be considered an element in the 3-number set:

So now we have our set: