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# In a series of eight consecutive integers, the third term is 7. What

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In a series of eight consecutive integers, the third term is 7. What is the sum of the eight integers?

A 42
B 56
C 64
D 68
E 72

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Updated on: 24 Jan 2019, 08:41
IMO D
7 is the third consecutive term of the series thereby the series should be as under
5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12
Sum of 8 terms of this series = 68

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Originally posted by carajatarora on 23 Jan 2019, 01:21.
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23 Jan 2019, 06:56
Bunuel wrote:
In a series of eight consecutive integers, the third term is 7. What is the sum of the eight integers?

A 42
B 56
C 64
D 68
E 72

for 7 consective terms = 8x+28
third term = x+2
x+2= 7
x= 5
so sum
40+ 28 = 68
IMO D
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23 Jan 2019, 14:48
Bunuel wrote:
In a series of eight consecutive integers, the third term is 7. What is the sum of the eight integers?

A 42
B 56
C 64
D 68
E 72

mean=7+1+.5=8.5
sum=8.5*8=68
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Re: In a series of eight consecutive integers, the third term is 7. What   [#permalink] 23 Jan 2019, 14:48
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