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find the sum of three consecutive odd integers if the sum of the first two integers is equal to twenty-four less than four times the third integer

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Let the three integers be x - 2, x and x + 2, then x - 2 + x = 4(x + 2) - 24 2x - 2 = 4x + 8 - 24 4x - 2x = -2 + 16 2x = 14 x = 7 Therefore, the integers are 5, 7 and 9

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