# I cannot figure out how to solve this equation.  I think I am missing some steps: Twice the sum of three consecutive even integers is 18 more than five times the largest number. Find the integers.According to the book, the answers 26, 28 and 30. I do not know how they came up with this answer.

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I cannot figure out how to solve this equation.  I think I am missing some steps:

Twice the sum of three consecutive even integers is 18 more than five times the largest number. Find the integers.

According to the book, the answers 26, 28 and 30. I do not know how they came up with this answer.

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Step 1

Given,

Twice the sum of three consecutive even integers is 18 more than five times the largest number.

Step 2

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