# Math Help - Show that

1. ## Show that

Show that any integer that is not a power of 2 can be written as the
sum of consecutive integers.

2. Originally Posted by perash
Show that any integer that is not a power of 2 can be written as the
sum of consecutive integers.
The sum of two consecutive integers is always odd. Therefore .......

Edit: This is not wrong, but I just realised it doesn't answer the question. See TPH below.

3. Originally Posted by perash
Show that any integer that is not a power of 2 can be written as the
sum of consecutive integers.
We can show more than that. I remember you asked that before. Read This.