# The sum of 5 consecutive integers is 1,000. What are the numbers?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 7, 2017

The numbers are: 198, 199, 200, 201 and 202

#### Explanation:

If we let the smallest of the five consecutive integers be

then the other 4 consecutive integers, by definition of "consecutive" would be:

These five integers equal 1,000 so we can write:

We can now solve for

Then: