In this lesson, the instructor shows how to solve consecutive integer problems with one variable, defining more than one number. The lesson provides three example problems, each with increasing difficulty, and shows the step-by-step process needed to solve them. The problems involve finding sets of even or odd integers, and require careful attention to detail, such as remembering to put parentheses around negative quantities and checking the solution by plugging in the numbers.
Shows how to solve a word problem with consecutive integers. This is solved with one variable, but more than one number is defined.
How do you solve and check a consecutive integer problem in Algebra?
What are consecutive integers?
How can you define 2 or 3 consecutive integers using variables?
If twelve less than five times the smaller of two consecutive even numbers is equal to four times the larger of the numbers, how do you find the numbers?
If I am thinking of three consecutive integers such that six times the smallest integer equals five times the largest integer, how do you find the middle integer?
If I subtract the largest of 4 consecutive odd integers from twice the smallest and the result is 7, how do you find the integers?
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Some more very interesting consecutive even / odd integer problems are shown in this lesson. All steps are shown for writing / solving an equation and checking the answer for these problems. This is a great consecutive integer tutorial.