The sum of the numbers of two consecutive post office boxes is 547. What are the numbers?

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The sum of the numbers of two consecutive post office boxes is 547. What are the numbers?

Jun 11th, 2015

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Let the first number be n

The second number is consecutive so it is n+1

n + n+1 = 2n +1 = 547

2n+1 = 547

2n = 546

n= 273

n+1 = 274

The numbers are 273 and 274


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