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    Equation?


    The sum of 3 consecutive odd integers is 32 plus the smallest number. Write & solve an equation.
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    Another equation?

    3 consecutive even integers are equal to 38 plus the largest number. Write & solve an equation.
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    The sum of 3 consecutive odd integers is 32 plus the smallest number. Write & solve an equation.

    Even numbers take the form, 2k
    Odd numbers take the form,  2k+1

    For your question
    2k+1+2k+3+2k+5=32+2k+1
    6k+9=2k+33

    Solve from there.
    You should be able to solve the second question now.
    Have fun
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