# SOLUTION: If one-half of one integer is subtracted from three-fifths of the next consecutive integer, the difference is 3. What are the two integers?

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 Question 78166: If one-half of one integer is subtracted from three-fifths of the next consecutive integer, the difference is 3. What are the two integers?Answer by stanbon(57222)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!If one-half of one integer is subtracted from three-fifths of the next consecutive integer, the difference is 3. What are the two integers? -------------- Let the 1st integer be "x". The next consecutive integer is "x+1". EQUATION: (3/5)(x+1)-(1/2)x = 3 Multiply thru by 10 to get: 6(x+1)-5x=30 x=24 =============== Cheers, Stan H.