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The sum of the squares of two consecutive positive odd numbers is 650. Find the numbers.

 Aug 31, 2021
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650 / 2 ==325

 

Sqrt(325)==~18 - this is the average of the 2 odd numbers.

18 - 1 ==17 - this is the smaller number.

18+1 ==19 - this is the larger number.

 

So that: 17^2 + 19^2 ==289 + 361 ==650

 Aug 31, 2021

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