On the next 3 right-side rows, you're to decrease. They want you to do the decreases in one stitch, though, continuing to knit the first stitch on the right side and purl it on the wrong side.
So k1, ssk, work until there are 3 stitches left, k2tog, k1
on the next 3 right-side rows.
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