The sum of 3 numbers is 34. The first is three less than the second, while the third is 4 more than

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The sum of 3 numbers is 34. The first is three less than the second, while the third is 4 more than the 

second. Find the numbers.

Oct 19th, 2014

Let the second number be x

First number x-3

Third number x+4

Total 34

x-3+x+x+4=34

3x+1=34

3x=34-1

3x=33

x=33/3

x=11

First number= 11-3= 8

Second number = 11

Third number = 11+4 = 15

Oct 19th, 2014

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