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The sum of the three numbers is 59. The second is 6 more than the first. The third is 1...
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Let the first number be x.
Then the second number would be x+6.
third number would be 2x+1.
It is given that the sum of these is 59.
`x+x+6+2x+1 = 59`
`4x = 52`
`x = 13`
So the answers are as follows.
First number = 13
Second number = 19
Third number = 27
Posted by jeew-m on June 26, 2013 at 9:42 PM (Answer #1)
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