S sbates New member Joined Aug 16, 2007 Messages 8 Aug 16, 2007 #1 If one-half of one integer is subtracted from three-fifths of the next consecutive integer, the difference is 3. What are the two integers? Thanks

If one-half of one integer is subtracted from three-fifths of the next consecutive integer, the difference is 3. What are the two integers? Thanks

T TchrWill Full Member Joined Jul 7, 2005 Messages 856 Aug 16, 2007 #2 Re: Integers If one-half of one integer is subtracted from three-fifths of the next consecutive integer, the difference is 3. What are the two integers? Click to expand... How about (3/5)a - a/2 = 3. Solve for a.

Re: Integers If one-half of one integer is subtracted from three-fifths of the next consecutive integer, the difference is 3. What are the two integers? Click to expand... How about (3/5)a - a/2 = 3. Solve for a.

D Denis Senior Member Joined Feb 17, 2004 Messages 1,495 Aug 16, 2007 #3 (3/5)(a+1) - a/2 = 3 3a/5 + 3/5 - a/2 = 3 Multiply through by 10....if you can't finish, talk to your teacher :shock:

(3/5)(a+1) - a/2 = 3 3a/5 + 3/5 - a/2 = 3 Multiply through by 10....if you can't finish, talk to your teacher :shock: