# the sum of the 2 consecutive integers is greater than 57. find the pair with the least sum

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by nicoleee

2014-05-23T22:07:13+08:00

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Let x and x+1 be the consecutive integers

x + x+1 > 57

2x + 1 > 57

2x > 56

x > 28

The two consecutive integers with the least sum that satisfies the inequality are 29 and 30 ( 29+30 = 59 > 57 )
2014-05-25T13:22:13+08:00

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X+x>57
2x>57
2xdivided by two and 57 divided by two
X>28