# SOLUTION: Consecutive problem: Two times the first of three consecutive even integers less three times the second equals 4. Form an equation and solve it to find the three numbers. Th

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 Question 367645: Consecutive problem: Two times the first of three consecutive even integers less three times the second equals 4. Form an equation and solve it to find the three numbers. This what I have: 2x+x+x+1-3=4Found 2 solutions by Fombitz, ewatrrr:Answer by Fombitz(13828)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!, , and would be three consecutive even integers. Now solve for . Answer by ewatrrr(10682)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!``` Hi, Yes! Letting x represent the first of the three consecutive even integers. ***consecutive even integers differ by 2. the three consecutive even integers would be x, (x+2) and (x+4) Write as we Read*** 2x - 3(x+2)= 4 solve for x -x - 6 = 4 -10 = x -10,-8 and -6 would be the three consecutive even integers checking our answer -20 - 3*-8 = -20 + 24 = 4 ```