# How do you find the sum of three consecutive even integers is 72?

##### 1 Answer

May 31, 2015

Call x the first integer, We have:

x + (x + 2)+ (x + 4) = 72

3x = 72 - 6 = 66 -> x = 22

The 3 integers are : 22, 24, and 26

Check: 22 + 24 + 26 = 72. OK