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The product of two consecutive integers is 272.

Algebra
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find the integers

enter as as (number,number) and (number,number)

Dec 9th, 2014

x(x+1)=272

x^2+x-272=0

x^2+17x-16x-272=0

x(x+17)-16(x+17)=0

(x-16)(x+17)=0

x=16, -17

two numbers are 16 and 16+1

                             16 and 17

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