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melbelle719

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The sum of two consecutive even integers is -298. What are the integers?
 

eddybob123

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The sum of two consecutive even integers is -298. What are the integers?
An even integer can be written in the form 2n. Likewise, three consecutive even integers can be written as 2n-2, 2n, and 2n+2. Their sum is 6n. Can you continue?
 

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The sum of two consecutive even integers is -298. What are the integers?
You've been provided extensive helps on two similar "number" word problems. Are you still needing lessons on this topic? Thank you! ;)
 
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