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8-43.

Find three consecutive numbers whose sum is 138 by writing and solving an equation. Homework Help ✎

If *x* is the first integer and *x* + 1 is the second integer, what would be the third integer?

The equation for this problem is the following: *x* + (*x* + 1) + (*x* + 2) = 138.