find three consecutive even integers such that the sum of the first and third is equal to 4 less than thrice the second

Asked by deepsikhab71.8cpsb | 17th Aug, 2021, 08:15: AM

Expert Answer:

Let space the space numbers space be space 2 straight n comma space 2 straight n plus 2 comma space 2 straight n plus 4
given
2 straight n space plus space 2 straight n plus 4 space equals space 3 open parentheses 2 straight n plus 2 close parentheses minus 4
4 straight n plus 4 space equals space 6 straight n plus 6 minus 4
2 straight n equals 2
straight n equals 1
so space numbers space are space 2 comma 4 comma 6

Answered by Arun | 17th Aug, 2021, 09:15: AM