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    The sum of 4 consecutive integers is 186. What is the SMALLEST of the integers?

    I need help formulating the equation for this problem
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    Quote Originally Posted by cristinaivelisse View Post
    The sum of 4 consecutive integers is 186. What is the SMALLEST of the integers?

    I need help formulating the equation for this problem
    Let n be the smallest integer. Thus n+(n+1)+(n+2)+(n+3) = 4n+6 = 186

    Solve for n
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