integers in an algebraic word problem

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When the smaller of two consecutive integers is added to two times the larger , the result is 17. find the integers

May 13th, 2015

smaller integer = x

larger = x+1

x+2(x+1)= 17

x+2x+2=17

3x=15

X=5

Larger=5+1=6


May 13th, 2015

I am supposed to answer with what the 2 integers are in the problem that answer the question.

May 13th, 2015

one is 5 and the other one is 6

prove,,,5+2(6)=17

May 13th, 2015

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