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Question

The sum of three consecutive integer numbers is 1014. The smallest of the three is?

A

337.

B

338.

C

336.

D

339.

Soln.
Ans: a

Let the numbers be n - 1, n and n + 1. The sum is 3n. We are given 3n = 1014, ⇒ n = $1014/3$, i.e., n = 338. So the smallest is 337.


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