## Que: If the sum of 5 consecutive integers is 0, what is the greatest of the 5 integers ?

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### Que: If the sum of 5 consecutive integers is 0, what is the greatest of the 5 integers ?

by [email protected] Revolution » Tue Apr 13, 2021 12:26 am

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Que: If the sum of 5 consecutive integers is 0, what is the greatest of the 5 integers?

A. -2
B. -1
C. 0
D. 1
E. 2 Math Revolution

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### Re: Que: If the sum of 5 consecutive integers is 0, what is the greatest of the 5 integers ?

by [email protected] » Mon Apr 26, 2021 6:48 am
[email protected] Revolution wrote:
Tue Apr 13, 2021 12:26 am
Que: If the sum of 5 consecutive integers is 0, what is the greatest of the 5 integers?

A. -2
B. -1
C. 0
D. 1
E. 2
Solution:

If the sum of 5 consecutive integers is 0, the average, or the median, of the 5 integers is also 0. Since 0 is the 3rd integer in the set, then the greatest integer (or the 5th integer) is 2.