SOLUTION: The sum of two consecutive integers is 145. Find the two integers.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Numbers Word Problems Question 65181: The sum of two consecutive integers is 145. Find the two integers.Answer by funmath(2926)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The sum of two consecutive integers is 145. Find the two integers. Let the first number be: x Then the second number is: x+1 Sum means: + is means: = (x)+(x+1)=145 2x+1=145 2x+1-1=145-1 2x=144 2x/2=144/2 x=72 The first number: x=72 The second number: x+1=72+1=73 : Sanity check: Are 72 and 73 consecutive integers? Yes! Do they add up to 145? 72+73=145 Yes! We don't appear to be insane. Happy Calculating!!!