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The sum of two consecutive natural numbers is 47. What are those numbers?
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n + (n+1) = 47

2n +1 = 47

2n = 47 - 1

n = 46/2

n = 23

therefore n+1 = 24

(23 and 24 are the consecutive answers)
by Platinum (110k points)
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23 and 24 add up to 47
by Wooden (471 points)
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23 and 24. adding them together they amount to 47
by Wooden (717 points)
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x+(x+1)=47

2x+1=47

2x=46

x=23

numbers are 23 and 24
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