Algebra Word Problem: 3 Consecutive Sisters + VIDEO

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This is a challenging word problem. The audience for this worksheet includes: gifted, homeschool, and students who need enrichment activities. Also suitable for homework & flipped classrooms (we have an accompanying video).

In this practice problem, we find out the birth years of three sisters, born three years in a row. This is known as the "Consecutive Numbers" (or "Consecutive Integers") type of problem in algebra.

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When were these three sisters born? We work the whole problem, step by step, in this video.

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