The sum of 3 consecutive odd integers is 32 plus the smallest number. Write & solve an equation.
The sum of 3 consecutive odd integers is 32 plus the smallest number. Write & solve an equation.
Even numbers take the form, $\displaystyle 2k$
Odd numbers take the form,$\displaystyle 2k+1$
For your question
$\displaystyle 2k+1+2k+3+2k+5=32+2k+1$
$\displaystyle 6k+9=2k+33$
Solve from there.
You should be able to solve the second question now.
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