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 07-25-2007 #1 tallbond23 Guest   Posts: n/a Math Help! Find four consecutive integers such that the sum of the second and fourth is 132.? Really need help with this.Thanks in advance!
 07-25-2007 #2 jsoos Guest   Posts: n/a 64, 65, 66, 67
 07-25-2007 #3 forestevergreen Guest   Posts: n/a So assign the 4 integers:x, x+1, x+2 and x+3so x+1 and x+3 equal 132x+1 + x+3 = 132 (combine like terms)2x + 4 = 132 (subtract 4 from each side)2x = 128 (divide by the number in front of x)x = 64So the numbers would be 64, 65, 66 and 67
 07-25-2007 #4 vicky Guest   Posts: n/a let the smallest of those integers be x.since they are all consecutivethe integers are x, x+1, x+2 , x+3adding second and fourth integer=> (x+1) + (x+3) = 132=> 2*x + 4 = 132=> 2*x = 128=> x = 64therefore the intergers are64,65,66,67

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