# SOLUTION: The sum of three consecutive integers is 279 Find the integers. Set up an equation to describe each situation. Don't forget to tell what variable expressions you are using to repre

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 Question 346823: The sum of three consecutive integers is 279 Find the integers. Set up an equation to describe each situation. Don't forget to tell what variable expressions you are using to represent each of the unkwons. Then solve the problem. Please help me out?Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The sum of three consecutive integers is 279 Find the integers. Set up an equation to describe each situation. : The three consecutive integers: x, (x+1), (x+2) : Their sum is 279, therefore: x + (x+1) + (x+2) = 279 Combine like terms x + x + x + 1 + 2 = 279 3x + 3 = 279 3x = 279 - 3 3x = 276 x = x = 92 : The integers, 92,93,94, add them up and see if this is right