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Three friends all have ages that are consecutive integers. The sum of their ages is 180. What is the age of the oldest friend?

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ReitaReistad

X+(X+1)+(X+2)=180 3X+3=180 Subtract 3 from each side. 3X=177 Divide each side by 3 X=59 Youngest friend is 59. X+2=59+2=61 ANSWER: Oldest friend is (61 ) X+2=59+1=60 Middle friend is 60.  CHECK: Sum is 180 59+60+61=180 180=180

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