# Odd numbers

The sum of four consecutive odd numbers is 1048. Find those numbers ...

Result

a =  259
b =  261
c =  263
d =  265

#### Solution:

a+b+c+d=1048
b=a+2
c=b+2
d=c+2

a+b+c+d = 1048
a-b = -2
b-c = -2
c-d = -2

a = 259
b = 261
c = 263
d = 265

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Nobody taught me that in school so this is unclear to me

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