# A word problem dealing with two consecutive integers.

The sum of two consecutive odd integers is 1472. Find the two integers.

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We need two consecutive integer ODD numbers.

Let's denote one odd number as:

x=2n+1

where n is *any* integer

This ensures that x is odd since 2n by ...

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