# SOLUTION: Find two consecutive integers such that half the smaller plus three times the larger is -32

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 Question 649291: Find two consecutive integers such that half the smaller plus three times the larger is -32 Answer by stanbon(57203)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Find two consecutive integers such that half the smaller plus three times the larger is -32 --------------------- 1st: x 2nd: x+1 --------- Equations: (1/2)x + 3(x+1) = -32 -------- Multiply thru by 2 to get: x + 6(x+1) = -64 7x + 6 = -64 7x = -70 x = -10 ============================ 1st: -10 2nd: -9 =============== Cheers, Stan H.