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the sum of three consecutive odd numbers is 165 what is the smallest of the three numbers

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ObduliaKassell

Three consecutive odd integers: n, n + 2, and n + 4 n + (n + 2) + (n + 4) = 165 3n + 6 = 165 3n + 6 - 6 = 165 - 6 3n = 159 3n / 3 = 159 / 3 n = 53 So the first number is n, or 53. The second number is n + 2, or 55. The third number is n + 4, or 57. Hope this helps! :)

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