How to solve this quetion and please descibe the steps?

Asked by  | 12th Oct, 2009, 07:55: PM

Expert Answer:

Let the three numbers be a-d, a and a+d,

then 3a = 3, i.e. a = 1,

and (a-d)(a)(a+d) = -35,

(a2-d2)a = -35

(1-d2) = -35

d2 = 36, i.e. d = ±6,

Hence the three numbers, a-d, a, a+d are -5, 1, 7.

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Answered by  | 19th Oct, 2009, 08:20: PM

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