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3+3x3-3+3=
3+3x3-3+3=

If the three integers are x, x+1, x+2, then 3(x+1)=5x, 3x+3=5x, 2x=3, x=3/2, which is not an integer.

Perhaps the question should read “3 times the third is equal to 5 times the first”, which would make the integers 3, 4, 5.

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