Find two consecutive positive integers such that the square of the smaller increased by 4 times thelarger is 64

Guest Jul 12, 2021

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x and x+1 are the numbers

x^2 + 4 (x+1) = 64

x^2 + 4x -60 = 0

(x+10)(x-6) = 0 x = -10 or 6 take 6 since we are looking for positive integers then x+1 = 7

ElectricPavlov Jul 12, 2021