I was grading the algebra test I gave last week when I came upon this. (At least they showed their work.)

Q: Three consecutive numbers have a sum of 117. What is the largest number?

A: 60 + 45 + 12 = 117

Circled final answer:** 60**

I was grading the algebra test I gave last week when I came upon this. (At least they showed their work.)

Q: Three consecutive numbers have a sum of 117. What is the largest number?

A: 60 + 45 + 12 = 117

Circled final answer:** 60**