# SOLUTION: The sum of three consecutive integers is 72. What are the integers.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Inequalities Question 575706: The sum of three consecutive integers is 72. What are the integers.Found 2 solutions by JBarnum, Alan3354:Answer by JBarnum(2044)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!cosecutive itegers are for example 1 2 3 4 5 6 7... if i stat 1=x then in order for me to get to it would be x+1 then to get from 1 to 3 it would be x+2 so it would look like x, x+1, x+2 which for this example x=1 and it looks like this 1, 1+1, 1+2 which you can see is 1, 2, 3 ___________________ so for the problem 3 cosecutive itegers would be x, x+1, x+2 so 23, 24, 25 check 23+24+25=72 72=72 correct Answer by Alan3354(31518)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The sum of three consecutive integers is 72. What are the integers. ---------- 72/3 = 24, the middle number