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    Oct 16, 2011, 09:02 PM
    equations and inequalities with consecutive numbers
    five decreased by eleven times a number is greater than 71. Evaluate this problem situation for values of the number.
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    Oct 16, 2011, 09:10 PM
    Gosh, it's been a while since I've done this stuff but it seems this would be what you are looking for:


    OH yeah, so to finish it would be like this:

    -5... -5


    ---- ----
    -11... -11


    I didn't check that answer against the original formula but it seems right from here.

    (and sorry for the... 's, I had to do that to make it line up in the right spot)
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    Nov 8, 2012, 03:25 PM
    the sum of three consecutive integers is 48. What is the set of the three consecutive integers that fit the situation?

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