What are two consecutive integers that have a sum of 87 ?
x = first consecutive integer
x + 1 = second consecutive integer x + x + 1 = 87 {added the two consecutive integers and set equal to 87} 2x + 1 = 87 {combined like terms} 2x = 88 {subtracted 1 from each side} x = 44 {divided each side by 2} x + 1 = 43 {substituted 44, in for x, into x + 1} 44 and 43 are the two consecutive integers Ask the House
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