### What are three consecutive even integers whose sum is 32?

That isn't possible; three consecutive integers, or three consecutive positive integers, always have a sum that is a multiple of 3. In general, you can solve this quickly by trial and error. In this case, you will quickly find that a certain set of three consecutive integers will give you a sum that is TOO LOW, while the next-higher even integers will give you a sum that is TOO HIGH. You can also write an…