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If n, p, q, and r are consecutive integers, what is their sum?

A Odd
B Even
C Cannot be determined

The official answer is B.

What about -3, -2, -1, 0?
The sum of these integers is -7 (odd).
The question does not restrict the integers to positive values.
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New post 05 Oct 2013, 16:53
josemnz83 wrote:
If n, p, q, and r are consecutive integers, what is their sum?

A Odd
B Even
C Cannot be determined

The official answer is B.

What about -3, -2, -1, 0?
The sum of these integers is -7 (odd).
The question does not restrict the integers to positive values.


The sum of -3,-2,-1 and 0 is -6 Which is again even!
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Sum=N*AVG ; as per we have 4 consecutive integers so its even

Even*Even = Even
Even*ODD= Even

so regardless of AVG value the sum will be even

Answer is B
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