Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Question 3 Worksheet 9

The sum of 3 consecutive even numbers is 192. Find the numbers,

Let's put the first even number as z.
Since they are even numbers, it will be z + z + 1 + z + 2

3z= 192-6
   = 186
z=186/3 
  = 62
The numbers are 62 64 and 66. 

(Writing is a little messy, but do read the post)

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