I've tried reading this problem over and over but I'm really bad at math please help me. it would help me so much for brains like you guys on here
Find three consecutive integers whose sum is -78
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consecutive integers are integers that come one after the other. Ex: 1 2 3 are consecutive as are 7 8 9... etc
for this problem, since we do not know the value of the integer we shall call it x.
So we have:
x + (x+1) + (x+2)=-78
combine like terms:
so the answer is -27, -26, and -25
Hi Haley ... with 3 consecutive integers, the middle no. is the average ... divide by 3 ...
-78 cut in 3rds is -26 -- the middle number ... -25, -26, -27 works ... Best wishes :)