the greater of two consecutive even integers is six less than twice the smaller
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Let the smaller integer be x.
The larger integer is x + 2.

Since the larger is 6 less than twice the smaller, we have:

2x - 6 = x + 2
2x - x = 6 + 2
x = 8

Hence, the smaller integer is 8 and the larger integer is 10.
answered Sep 19, 2011 by anonymous

Two times the square root of the sum of 3 consecutive even numbers is 24.  Find the three numbers.

answered Sep 25, 2012 by anonymous

 

Two times the square root of the sum of 3 consecutive even numbers is 24.  Find the three numbers.

answered Sep 25, 2012 by anonymous
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answered Oct 16, 2012 by anonymous
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