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Three consecutive integers have a sum of −84.

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Three consecutive integers have a sum of −84.

Quantity A
Quantity B
The least of the three
integers
−28


A)The quantity in Column A is greater.
B)The quantity in Column B is greater.
C)The two quantities are equal.
D)The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.




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Re: Three consecutive integers have a sum of −84. [#permalink] New post 18 Jan 2016, 08:17
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The best approach to the question is conceptually

3 consecutive integers are x, (x+1), (x+2) = -84. After calculation we do have: x= -29

-29 < -28 on the number line

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