Dropped sheets

Three consecutive sheets dropped from the book. The sum of the numbers on the pages of the dropped sheets is 273. What number has the last page of the dropped sheets?

Result

x =  48

Solution:


x+(x-1)+(x-2)+(x-3)+(x-4)+(x-5)=273

6x = 288

x = 48

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