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GiveN:-

6 consecutive even integers have a sum of 5,154.

To FinD:-The 6 even integers.

SolutioN:-Let the 6 even integers be x, (x + 2), (x + 4), (x + 6), (x + 8), (x + 10).

According to the question,

=> x + (x + 2) + (x + 4) + (x + 6) + (x + 8) + (x + 10) = 5154

=> x + x + 2 + x + 4 + x + 6 + x + 8 + x + 10 = 5154

=> 6x + 30 = 5154

=> 6x = 5154 - 30

=> x = 5124/6

- => x = 854.

The numbers are:-

- x = 854
- (x + 2) = 854 + 2 = 856
- (x + 4) = 854 + 4 = 858
- (x + 6) = 854 + 6 = 860
- (x + 8) = 854 + 8 = 862
- (x + 10) = 854 + 10 = 864

=> 854 + 856 + 858 + 860 + 862 + 864 = 5154

=> 5154 = 5154

- => LHS = RHS

Hence verified ✔.

The even integers are 854, 856, 858, 860, 862, 864.
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