Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 4 - Section 4.3 - Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Addition - Exercise Set - Page 308: 44


The three consecutive integers are 21, 22, and 23.

Work Step by Step

Using n as the first integer, the next two consecutive integers would be n+1 and n+2. Therefore, we have the following equation: n + (n+1) + (n+2) = 66. Simply solve for n. See the worked out solution in the attached photo.
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