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lily
10-25-2013, 07:51 PM
The sum of four consecutive integers is 394.
How can we Find the greatest of these numbers??

kadence
10-25-2013, 07:52 PM
Let x be the greatest number and x-3, \ x-2, \ x-1, \ x [tex]be the four consecutive integers.

If their sum (S) is 394 then we construct the following equation:
[tex]S= x-3+x-2+x-1+x=4x-6=394 \Rightarrow 4x=400\Rightarrow x=100

Hope these help!!

lily
10-25-2013, 07:56 PM
Thanks!!:D