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    Odd Integers

    Four consecutive odd integers are added.If the smalles integer is 2m-1, then how can the sum be represented in terms of m?
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    Every 2nd number is an odd number.

    Thus (2m - 1) is the first number.
    (2m - 1 + 2) -> 2nd number
    (2m - 1 + 4) -> 3rd number
    (2m - 1 + 6) -> 4th number

    The sum of all 4 these numbers are:

    8m + 8
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