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Question from Keira, a student:

the sum of two consecutive integers is 51

Hi Keira,

Since these are consecutive integers they are almost equal so this statement is almost

the sum of two equal integers is 51

This should help you guess what the numbers are and then you can check and modify your guess if necessary.


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