Find 2 consecutive even intergers so that the sum of the larger and twice the smaller is 62.
Find 2 consecutive even intergers so that the sum of the larger and twice the smaller is 62.
Please show your work - indicating exactly where you are stuck.
To start off:
Let
The smaller even number = 2n
The larger even number (consecutive) = 2n + 2
Now continue...
“... mathematics is only the art of saying the same thing in different words” - B. Russell
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