# How do you find two consecutive integers whose sum is -14?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 17, 2016

There is no solution. The sum of two consecutive integers will always be ODD. -14 is even.

#### Explanation:

Consecutive numbers follow each other., like 6, 7, 8. Each one is 1 more than the number before it .

However, consecutive numbers are odd, even, odd, even ...

The sum of two consecutive numbers is therefore ALWAYS odd.

Odd + even = odd.

There are no consecutive integers which can add to -14,