The question is the sum of 3 consecutive natural numbers is 15 more than the greatest of them. What is the greatest of the three numbers? I was wondering if it was 7,8,9 or am I totally wrong? Thanks for reading!
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Yes, I think they are 7,8,9 We suppose that the numbers are a, a+1, a+2 the greatest of them is a+2 then a+a+1+a+2=15+a+2 2a+1=15 2a=14 a=7 Then the numbers are a=7 a+1=8 a+2=9
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