Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 2 - Cumulative Review - Page 115: 20a



Work Step by Step

An even integer has a value of exactly 2 less than its next consecutive even integer. And each following consecutive even integer will be exactly 2 more in value than the previous even integer. $x+(x+2)+(x+2+2)=(x+x+x)+(2+2+2)=3x+6$ Answer check: x=2 $2+4+6=3x+6=3\times2+6=12$
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