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Q: What is the difference of 3 times the larger consecutive integer and the smaller consecutive integer is 7?

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x > 16

x+3 and x+4 would be consecutive integers.

-1

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Nice little problem !Call the consecutive integers ' x ' and ' x+1 '.The sum is [ x + 2(x+1) ] = Ax + 2x + 2 = A3x + 2 = ASubtract 2 from each side:3x = A - 2Divide each side by 3:x = (A-2)/3 and that's the smaller of the two integers.The larger one is (x+1) = (A+1)/3

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x > 16

5 and 6

x+3 and x+4 would be consecutive integers.

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6 and 8.

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