# SOLUTION: five times the first of three consecutive integers is fourteen more than three times the second. what is the third consecutive integer?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Equations Question 140269This question is from textbook : five times the first of three consecutive integers is fourteen more than three times the second. what is the third consecutive integer?This question is from textbook Answer by stanbon(57416)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!five times the first of three consecutive integers is fourteen more than three times the second. what is the third consecutive integer? --------- 1st: x 2nd: x+1 3rd: x+2 ---------- EQUATION: 5x = 3(x+1) + 14 2x = 17 x = 17/2 Comment: The conditions do not lead to an integer solution. ============= Cheers, Stan H.