# GRE Math : How to divide odd numbers

## Example Questions

### Example Question #11 : Even / Odd Numbers

What are three consecutive odd integers whose sum equals ?

Explanation:

Set up the equation,

.

Simplify to  and solve for x to find .

Therefore the 3 consecutive odd integrers are .

### Example Question #2 : How To Divide Odd Numbers

Assume  and  are both odd whole numbers and .

What is a possible solution for ?

Explanation:

The two requirements for this problem are that both  and  must be odd, and that . The only answer that fits both of these is . The other answers show either  or  is an even number.

### Example Question #3 : How To Divide Odd Numbers

Solve for :

Explanation:

To solve, divide both sides of the equation by :

As a check, if you divide an odd number by another odd number, your result should be odd.

### Example Question #1 : How To Divide Odd Numbers

Solve for :

Explanation:

To solve, isolate your variable by dividing both sides of the equation by :

### Example Question #5 : How To Divide Odd Numbers

Solve for :

Explanation:

To solve, first isolate your variable by dividing both sides of the equation by :

As a check, if you divide an odd number by another odd number, your result should be odd.

Solve for :