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If the sum of four consecutive number is 42.Find the value of largest number
1. 9
2. 12
3. 10
4. 14

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : 12

Given

Number is consecutive and their sum is 42

Concept used

Consecutive numbers concept used

Calculation

Let the numbers be x, x+1, x+2, x+ 3

⇒ Their sum is 42

⇒ 4x + 6 = 42

⇒ 4x = 36

⇒ x = 9

∴ Largest number is 9 + 3 = 12

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