# How do you find three consecutive even integers have a sum of -36?

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See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

Let's call the first even integer:

Then the next two even integers would be:

Sum means to add so we can write the following equation and solve for

Then:

#(-14) + (-12) + (-10) = -36

The three consecutive even integers adding up to -36 are:

**-14**, **-12**, **-10**

#### Explanation:

Take ** three consecutive even integers: **

So,the required integers: