# Solve it : the sum of three consecutive odd numbers is 57. Find the numbers( with solution).....

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2016-03-20T20:40:07+05:30

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Let the numbers be x+1 , x+3 ,x+5
so x+1+x+3+x+5=57
3x+9=57
3x=48
x=16
numbers are 17 , 19, 21
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Let the numbers be (a-2), a and (a+2)
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(a-2)+a+(a+2) = 57
⇒3a =57
⇒a= 19
(a-2) = 17
(a+2) = 21
so the numbers are 17, 19 and 21