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Three consecutive odd integers 2017-10-10
From Johanna:
Three consecutive odd integers are such that the sum of the first and second is 31 less than 3 times the third
Answered by Penny Nom.
Two consecutive odd integers 2017-07-14
From Adeeb:
Find two consecutive odd positive integers, sum of whose square is 290.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Divisibility of 3n^5+7n 2016-12-14
From Parag:

Question from Parag, a student:

if n is a natural number,then 3n^5+7n is divisible by
a)2
b)3
c)5
d)7

i got the answer but still i need a valid alternate approach.


Answered by Penny Nom.
The sum of three integers is 30 2016-12-06
From Vaishnavi:
_+_+_:30. Blanks are to be filled by(1,3,5,7,9,11,13,15) and numbers can be repeated.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Two consecutive odd integers 2015-03-09
From gowtham:
The sum of two consecutive odd integers is 20.find the integers
Answered by Penny Nom.
Even and odd 2014-11-28
From Subrahmanya:
n1, n2, n3....................,n1997 are integers not necessarily distinct. (actually in n1, n2,.............., n1997 the numbers 1,2,.................,1997 are subscripts of 'n')

X= (-1)^n1+(-1)^n2+............+(-1)^n998

Y=(-1)^n999+(-1)^n1000+............+(-1)^n1997

Then

which of the following options is true

A) (-1)^X = 1, (-1)^Y = 1 B) (-1)^X = 1, (-1)^Y = -1
C) (-1)^X = -1, (-1)^Y = 1 D) (-1)^X = -1, (-1)^Y = -1
E) none of these

Answered by Penny Nom.
Three consecutive odd integers 2014-10-17
From Maddy:
3 times the largest of three consecutive odd integers is 13 more than the sum of the other two. What are the integers?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Consecutive Numbers Question 2013-08-11
From Lucy:
Hello,
I have a question about consecutive numbers. So lets say a question tells you to find what three consecutive numbers are that add up to a certain number. To calculate this, would you use 2x+1, 2x+3, 2x+5 or just x, x+2, x+4.
Also, the same question for even numbers. Would you use:
2x, 2x+2, 2x+4 or just x, x+2, x+4.
My math book is confusing because it uses the first strategy(the 2x+) in some situations and the second strategy(x+) in other situations. Thus, can you provide me an explanation of why you would use the strategy that is correct?
Specifically, my book answered this question: If n is the first of five consecutive odd numbers, what is their average, using n,n+2.=5n+20 and average is n+4(this is the answer),.
For the question: the sum of 4 consecutive odd integers must be:
Divisible by 8 but not necessarily 16(this is the answer), it used the strategy 2k+1, 2k+3=8k+16.

Thank you so much for taking the time to answer my question.

Answered by Harley Weston.
Three consecutive odd integers 2013-07-08
From sparsh:
Three times the first of three consecutive odd integers is 3 more than twice the third. The third integer is:
Answered by Robert Dawson.
If n is odd, then n^2 - 3 is even 2012-12-11
From Tracy:
Prove the statement:

For all integers n, if n is odd, then n2 - 3 is even.

Answered by Penny Nom.
Three consecutive odd integers 2011-10-07
From Muneera:
Find 3 consecutive odd integers so that 3 times their sum is 5 more than 8 times the middle one?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Three consecutive odd integers 2010-11-07
From karen:
find three consecutive odd integers such that twice the sum of the second and the third is 43 more that three times the first
Answered by Penny Nom.
Odd integers 2010-05-28
From jack:
If x is an odd integer, which of the following must also be an odd integers a) x+1; b) 2x; c) x+4; d) x-1; e) x/2? Please help me to solve this problem. Thank you.
Answered by Penny Nom.
7 odd numbers 2010-02-19
From mike:
Hello there, Problem: find 7 odd numbers who sum is equal to 30. Hint*My professor said it's possible to add 7 odd numbers and get 30 for an answer! and he said we can use Negative and rational numbers but no decimal or fractions. So is there anyway of solving this? Please get back to ASAP! thanks.
Answered by Harley Weston and Tyler Wood.
Consecutive odd intergers 2010-01-06
From keyanna:
list five consecutive odd integers, starting with -3
Answered by Robert Dawson.
Consecutive odd integers 2009-11-09
From Erin:
I'm having trouble with consecutive integers. i know it goes n + n + 1 + n + 2 and so on, but if its odd then do the numbers change to odd ones? i don't know the question is: the sum of four consecutive odd integers is -72. write an equation to model this situation and find the values of the four integers
Answered by Robert Dawson and Penny Nom.
Four consecutive odd integers 2009-10-24
From Tonya:
the sum of four consecutive odd intergers 2008 what are the intergers
Answered by Penny Nom.
Three consecutive odd integers 2009-04-02
From Brian:
Find the greatest of three consecutive odd integers if the product of the second and third is 8 more than 13 times the first.
Answered by Robert Dawson.
Three consecutive odd integers 2009-03-11
From Susan:
Find three consecutive odd integers such that the sum of the first, twice the second, and three times the third is 70
Answered by Penny Nom.
Three consecutive odd integers 2008-11-03
From kim:
Determine three consecutive odd integers such that twice the sum of the second and third is 29 less than 5 times the first.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Two consecutive odd numbers 2008-04-01
From prinsilla:
of all pairs of consecutive odd integers whose sum is greater than 75. find the pair whose sum is least?
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
Two consecutive odd integers 2008-03-24
From Jarrod:
the sum of two consecutive odd integers is 24. Find the two integers
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
3 consecutive odd integers 2008-02-28
From Pat:
For 3 consecutive odd integers, twice the first integer, plus 5 more than the second integer, plus three less than four times the third integer equals -85. Find the 3 consecutive odd integers.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Three consecutive odd integers 2008-01-24
From daniel:
find three consecutive odd integers such that three times the second minus the third is 11 more than the first. help! i have x+1, x+3, x+5 as my 3 odd integers is this correct its been a while.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Three consecutive odd integers 2007-01-08
From Emma:
Find three consecutive odd integers such that the sum of the first and second is 27 less than 3 times the third.
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
The Pythagorean theorem 2006-12-12
From Beth:
In a pythagorean theorem can the sides of a right triangle be three consecutive odd integers
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
Three consecutive odd integers 2000-08-18
From Wallace:
A six-digit integer XYXYXY, where X and Y are digits is equal to five times the product of three consecutive odd integers. Determine these three odd integers.
Answered by Paul Betts.
Is zero an even or odd number? 2000-02-06
From Christian Hansen:
On a list I run, someone posted that 02-02-2000 was the first date since 28-08-888 where all the digits were even. Of course, this provoked a discussion of whether zero was odd, or even, or neither. I remember reading that, for symmetry's sake, it is considered by mathematicians to be even. Any thoughts?
Answered by Patrick Maidorn.
 
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