# SOLUTION: find 3 consecutive integers whose sum is 63

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Numbers Word Problems Question 15219: find 3 consecutive integers whose sum is 63Answer by elima(1433)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!3 consecutive integers whose sum is 63 Let the first number be x; then the next consecutive number is x+1, then x+2 so our three consecutive numbers would be; x, x+1, x+2 so we have for our equation; x+x+1+x+2=63 Add like terms; 3x+3=63 subtract 3 from both sides; 3x+3-3=63-3 3x=60 Divide 3 from both sides; = x=20 So our first number will be 20; cxan you figure out the next 2 numbers? I hope you understand =)