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is the sum of four consecutive integers. The four consecutive integers are
The first three are
and hence the sum of the first three is
This sum is 20 more than the fourth integer x + 3. Write an equation that says "x + x + 1 + x + 2 is 20 more than x + 3". Solve for x. Penny  


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